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Remembering Emile Francis

Emile was my hockey friend. An NHL legend. Most notably with the New York Rangers front office from 1964-1976. He was the head coach and general manager for much of that time. We would have long chats about hockey and baseball. Everything he told me about hockey is in my

The 2020 Calder Finalists Are A Special Group

Dominik Kubalik (Chicago Blackhawks), Cale Makar (Colorado Avalanche), and Quinn Hughes (Vancouver Canucks). All of these players had fantastic seasons, and all are deserving of winning the award but only one can do it. Kubalik’s brother, Thomas, played briefly in the NHL with the Columbus Blue Jackets. He is over the

2018 USHL Fall Classic Day 1 Observations

I spent all morning on the road and the rest of the day and night at the rink. I saw some great games that featured some talented players. This is the start of their regular season so keep that in mind. The first three are goalies. Wouter Peeters – 6-4, 205

2017 NHL Draft – – Day 1 Was Memorable

It was a busy day on the trade front in the NHL today with the host of the draft, the Chicago Blackhawks, making the most noise. Before teams even headed to the United Center to draft the future of the league, the Hawks pulled off two big trades sending Nicklas Hjalmarsson

Tarasenko Stars in 2017 Winter Classic

ST. LOUIS, MO – The rain was steady, the weather warm, yet the Winter Classic started promptly on time at noon. After checking with meteorologists, the powers that be felt the game could go on as scheduled without a hitch. It didn’t take long before the first goal was scored