Al MacInnis

From the THW Archives, written by former contributor Alli Baker and originally published Feb. 16, 2015. So you think you know everything there is to know about hockey, eh? Well if you know more than half of these strange facts, you’re either a hockey buff or you’ve got too much time on your hands. 1. One
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The Pittsburgh Penguins traded away one of the greatest players in their franchise history on this date. Plus, a pair of Hockey Hall of Famers were born who won three Stanley Cups between them. So let’s begin our daily trip back in time to relive all the best moments from July 11. Pittsburgh Penguins Trade
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For most NHL teams, the question of who is the greatest of all time is not one that is easily answered. Are strictly on-ice measures considered? Is it as simple as choosing the player with the most points or games played? What about goalies? And how do coaches and general managers figure into the equation?
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The 4th of July is usually reserved for fireworks in the sky in the United States. However, there have been plenty of fireworks in the form of big trades and free-agent signings on this date throughout National Hockey League history. A Swap of Hall of Famers On July 4, 1994, the Calgary Flames and St.
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When looking at the best defensemen in NHL history, only a few donned the Blue Note. Not known as a defensive team in their 53-year history, the St. Louis Blues have produced few elite, notable D-men.  The ‘Over 400-Point’ Club – MacInnis and Pietrangelo Only two defensive players have scored over 400 points in their
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Four of America’s most famous and influential Presidents are emblazoned in stone across the face of Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. The monument was finished in 1941, and ever since, it has stood as a memory of the great men that helped shape their country. Of course, it has also served as a platform for
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