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Ice Hockey History

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In early 1800s, ice hockey was developed by British soldiers and immigrants as a variant of the Nordic and Germanic field hockey. By the 1900s, official matches within North America and Europe were held and soon after professional teams were formed.
The Stanley Cup was named after Lord Stanley of Preston, the then Governor General Of Canada The Stanley Cup is a trophy awarded to the champion team of the National Hockey League. In 1892 , Lord Stanley gave a trophy to be awarded to the top amateur hockey team in Canada. By the early 1900's, it...
Grit, determination, luck, and staying healthy.
I'm not sure if it's definitely the longest, but both the 1992-93  Pittsburgh Penguins AND the 2013-14 Anaheim Ducks had 11 wins in  one month.
Yeah, but he didn't actually do it for charity, he did it for the publisity
The Pittsburgh Penguins vs the Detroit Red Wings. The same teams  that played the year before. Only in 2008 the Detroit Red Wings won  the cup, but in 2009, the Penguins took home the cup.
No...... he only playes for the Pittsburgh penguins and is the youngest captin to ever win a Stanley cup
As of the start of the 2007-08 season:   1) Mike Bossy - 5 times with the Islanders (69, 68, 64, 60, 61) 2) Pavel Bure - 2 times with the Canucks (60, 60) 3) Phil Esposito - 4 times with the Bruins (76, 66, 68, 61) 4) Wayne Gretzky - 5 times with the Oilers (92, 71, 87, 73, 62) 5) Brett Hull ...
Many countries all over the world. With the highest concentrations being in Canada, the United States, and the countries of the former USSR.
None have. It isn't possible according to NHL rules. The Tampa Bay  Lightning tried to in 2010 but were disqualified for trying to do  so.
  The Mother: Alice Laramée   The Father: Onésime Richard   It took me 5 minutes to figure it out.   http://www.biographi.ca/EN/ShowBio.asp?BioId=42127   Thats where I found it. Good Luck Everyone!!
yes last spring the sixth seeded LA kings won the 2014 Stanley cup.
The New York Islanders...it was the second of four consecutive Stanley cups won.
#16 Derick Brassard, #19 Jesper Fast, #15 Tanner Glass, #62 Carl  Hagelin, #13 Kevin Hayes, #20 Chris Kreider, #10 J.T Miller, #28  Dominic Moore, #61 Rick Nash, #26 Martin St. Louis, #12 Lee  Stempniak, #21 Derek Stepan, #36 Mats Zuccarello, #22 Dan Boyle, #5  Dan Girardi, #44 Matt Hunwick, #8...
The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Philadelphia Flyers in six  games to capture the franchise's fourth Stanley Cup    May 29: Blackhawks 6, Flyers 5 (in Chicago)   May 31: Blackhawks 2, Flyers 1 (in Chicago)   June 2: Flyers 4, Blackhawks 3 in OT (in Philadelphia)   June 4: Flyers 5,...
There are four positions in hockey. Center, Winger, Defenseman, and Goaltender. There are six players on the ice per shift though. The goalie remains on the ice if pulled, injured or replaced by the backup goalie.
It is a league that has many different branches, theres a juniorleague, western hockey league, and so on, but the main league isthe national hockey league which is composed of 30 teams.
They won only once in 1989. They won in the finals against the  Montreal Canadiens 4-2 in the series
Wayne gretzky answer by kaine ( Chinese take-out) melnyk
1 goalie 2 defenders 3 forwards (1 center, 1 right wing, 1 left wing) =6 Numbers of players on the bench (counting the players playing) limited to 20 in the NHL
Jean Beliveau. But I can name more. Guy Lafleur, Patrick Roy,  Jaques Plante, Maurice Richard, Henri Richard, Carey Price, Saku  Koive, P.K Subban, Max Pacioretty, Tomas Plekanec, Lars Eller ...
Wayne Gretzky is a famous hockey player because he had a lot of skill and became the all time leader in points in the NHL with a total of 2,857 points.
The fastest slapshot in the NHL All-Star game was 107.2 mph by Chara The hardest slapshot on record is by Bobby Hull at 118.3 mph
The Detroit Red Wings were founded in 1926.
As of March 16, 2008 that is defenseman Terry Murray who went his first 217 games in the NHL without a goal. Current Calgary Flames defenseman David Hale has played 213 games without a goal and has 5 games to go to break Murray's record.   The record for most games in between goals is 256 held by...
Something I recently wondered also. The Res Wings "winged wheel" logo is said to be a few items cobbled together - a bird, a business logo, etc - but may actually be linked the old Russian/Soviet Railroad, as the officer's pin was similarly a winged wheel.
Berry says he was a kid who liked to tinker, build, disassemble, and try to put things back together again. Sometimes he succeeded in his endeavors, though he admits he probably failed more often. "I was very big on taking parts from the LEGO' set and the parts from other toys and trying to make...
  Too many players to list here , obviously. I suggest you Google Stanley Cup Winners and look for rosters of the winning teams.
A retired professional hockey player. update: Why not just Google Mike Gartner and read about him in good article such as one on Wikipedia.
January 5th, 1910. Against the Cobalt Silver Kings. Les Canadiens won the game 7-6 in Overtime.
The team that has won the most Stanley cups is the Montreal Canadiens. They have won 24 championships in their history.
Jaromir Jagr of the Dallas Stars with 1653 career points
On March 17th, 1893, to the Montreal Hockey Club.
Assuming we are counting from the NHL only 1927 start, the 33rdStanley Cup was won by the Montreal Canadiens over the TorontoMaple Leafs in 1960.
Bobby Orr orWayne Gretzky
Winnipeg, located in Manitoba, Canada.
    Wayne played for the Edmonton Oilers, the Los Angeles Kings, the St. Louis Blues and the New York Rangers
Yes, in the Habs glory years
1980-83:New York Islanders1984-85:Edmonton Oilers1986:Montreal Canadiens1987-88:Edmonton Oilers1989:Calgary Flames
About half an hour before game time... aka. If the game starts at 7:30, the PGS will start around 6:50-7:00
in my basement 2 day ago
Close, but not quite. Herb Brooks picked the 1980 US Olympic team  over the course of 2 days. He chose 20 players in total.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have won the Stanley Cup 3 times and have won over 2,300 regular season games
Michael Curtis who has recently played for the edgewood hawks but is now looking at other teams such as bridgewater bandits and the south shore kings
The US hockey team beat Russia in the 1980 Olympics, which is featured in the 2004 movie Miracle. Thanks for using ChaCha
I'm not sure what you mean here. If you're talking about government revenues collected from players, arenas, etc,in the form of taxes , it's impossible to say. Obviously, both the Federal government and applicable Provincial governments collect income tax and sales taxes on what players buy. I also...
Jarome Iginla, 100% sure
The official name of the Canadiens in French is Club de Hockey Canadiens. Therefore the "H" stands for "Hockey" not Habitants or Habs as most people like to think.
He got more fans to come to his games
The Richard trophy was introduced to the National Hockey League in 1999, and is awarded to the League's top goal scorer each season. This is not the same as the Ross trophy which is awarded to the League's top point scorer (points being the total of a player's goals and assists).
Stompin' Tom Connors
No, Wayne Gretzky was born in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. Therefore he is Canadian.
Because he is an international icon. He was one of the best hockey players in the world, and Canada loves hockey very much.
It is worth 100 lashes by a pregnant virgin jungle woman name Naagumtoontu.
I am almost 100% sure that it was a womens hockey game , Bulgaria vs. Slovakia. The score was 83-0 for Slovakia.
The tallest players in the NHL are Zdeno Chara who currently plays for the Boston Bruins as a defence men and Tyler Myers who plays for the Buffalo Sabres also as a defence man.
The 'Great One's" first year with the Edmonton Oilers was the 1979-1980 season.
men's hockey starts Tuesday then women's then men's. it keeps going in a pattern like that hope you watch the men's hockey games
      The Soviet Union won 9 consecutive Gold Medals in 1963-1971.
It is impossible to count how many players have gotten a hat trick, as many occur every month. Sometimes, there are numerous hat tricks in a single week or day. Also, the NHL has been around for many decades, and in the beginning, hat tricks were not recorded.
It is impossible to count how many players have gotten a hat trick, as many occur every month. Sometimes, there are numerous hat tricks in a single week or day. Also, the NHL has been around for many decades, and in the beginning, hat tricks were not recorded.
1959-1960: Don Simmons, Harry Lumley 1960-1961: Don Simmons, Bruce Gamble 1961-1962: Don Head, Bruce Gamble, Ed Chadwick 1962-1963: Bob Perreault, Ed Johnston 1963-1964: Ed Johnston 1964-1965: Ed Johnston, Jack Norris 1965-1966: Ed Johnston, Gerry Cheevers, Bernie Parent, Bob Ring 1966-1967:...
The first known printed reference of the hockey puck was in  Montreal, Canada in 1876. At first, pucks were actually square.
In 1948 he moved to Toronto to play junior hockey and attended St. Michael's College School.
Wayne Gretzky OR like this guy put it......."2 be honest none r good"
They are usually worth a small fraction of it's original counterpart ... For Wayne Gretzky rookie reprints they sell anywhere $2 - $50 us dollars...
I'm going to use two teams as an example: Leaf's and Star's Face-Off - players take position on their respective sides of the face-off zone [little red circles on the ice] the referee will drop the puck and the two centers will 'battle' for the puck. [Essentially being able to get your stick to the...
His parents names are Walter and Phyllis.
Canada's fiercest women's hockey players from 1998 to 2006 were on the Canadian Olympic Women's Hockey Team at least one of those years. They were:Goaltenders:Charline Labonte Leslie Reddon Manon Rheaume Kim St-Pierre Sami Jo SmallSkaters: Meghan Agosta Dana Antal Gillian Apps Kelly Bechard ...
Too many new rules.
As of the 2007-08 season, 70 or more goals in one NHL season has been accomplished 14 times:   1) 92 - Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, 1981-1982 2) 87 - Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, 1983-1984 3) 86 - Brett Hull, St. Louis, 1990-1991 4) 85 - Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh, 1988-1989 5) 76 - Phil Esposito,...