This writer’s personal motto has always been “History abhors a vacuum”. For much too long there has been a vacuum in the annals of hockey history: a definitive biography of the late Toe Blake. Even though To...
Dan Algeo would've loved the Flyers' recent November to remember as they went 10-2-4 to post a league best 24 points and tie the franchise record for most points in the year's 11th month.
In "Scotty: A Hockey Life Like No Other", author Ken Dryden takes us on a deep dive into Scotty Bowman's life, starting with his childhood and leading into his short-lived playing career (ended by injury) before breaking down a coaching legacy that will likely remain unmatched in hockey history.
Book Review: “Unforgettable NJ Devils: Games & Moments from the Press Box, Ice & Front Office” by Matthew Blittner
Matthew Blittner makes his hockey literature debut with his petit sized volume Unforgettable NJ Devils: Games & Moment from the Press Box, Ice & Front Office. Unforgettable NJ Devils is an oral histo...
Inside Hockey Editor-in-Chief Kevin Greenstein and senior writer Darryl Houston Smith recently watched the documentary The Russian Five, which tells the story of Sergei Fedorov, Vladimir Konstantinov, Slava Kozlov, Slava Fetisov and Igor Larionov joining forces on the Detroit Red Wings.
In The Down Goes Brown History of the NHL, author Sean McIndoe (of Down Goes Brown) takes us on a whirlwind tour of the NHL's history, looking at everything from the formation and evolution of the "Original Six" to the 1967 expansion to the Canadiens', Islanders' and Oilers' dynasties to the present day.