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The Hockey Saint: Worshiping Hockey Players as Heroes

"The Hockey Saint" book cover by Howard Shapiro. It’s been 20 years since I last picked up a comic book.  I was always a Superman fan from day one.  I grew up watching the reruns of George Reeves playing Su...

Retro Rangers: The Long Journey with Dad

Their journey began more than 50 years ago when a young father took his very small son by the hand and led him to New York City and to a dark, smoky place with a lot of steps and a bright white sheet of ice at ...

NHL 15: Producer Interview w/ Sean Ramjagsingh

Just when you thought the EA Sports NHL series couldn’t get any better, NHL 15 happened. With the new consoles (Xbox One, PS3) out and thriving, head producer Sean Ramjagsingh and his team of technicians were a...

Crosby, Bergeron Dominate the 2014 NHL Awards

Sidney Crosby (Pittsburgh Penguins) and Patrice Bergeron (Boston Bruins) dominated the 2014 NHL Awards on Tuesday night, each walking away with three awards a piece. Crosby was previously named the winner of...

The Stress and Strain of a Stanley Cup Run

The playoffs are not for the faint of heart. They are an emotional roller coaster ride for both the players and the fans. But at least the players have some control over their destiny. The fans can only sit, st...

Retro Rangers: The 1973-74 Semifinals

Forty years ago, in the spring of 1974 the Ranges and Flyers met for the first time in the Stanley Cup playoffs. There have been many “Amtrak Series” since then, but the first one was quite memorable. The Ra...

Retro Rangers: Jiggs and Da Boom

Jiggs McDonald is probably best known for his many years behind the mic calling New York Islander games. But before that he was the play-by-play voice of the L.A. Kings and Atlanta Flames. And it was while he w...

Hockey is Alive and Well in Sochi at the Paralympics

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com There is such a thing as the Paralympic Torch. Like most things concerning the Paralympics, you probably didn’t know that. That’s OK. The flame symbolizes something bigger, ...

Retro Rangers: For Curt Ridley, A Case of Bad Timing

Curt Ridley had the misfortune of trying to break into the NHL, first with the Bruins and then the Rangers, at a time when both teams were pretty well stocked in goal. Curt was born on September 23rd 1951 in...