by Ken Campbell - December 24, 2012 3:06 PM EST
As the WJC approaches, we count down the top teams to ever take part in the event.
We’ll have to wait until this year’s World Junior Championship ends to determine its place in hockey lore, but the previous two times that lockouts made the top under-20 players in the world available for the tournament, they were classics.
by The Hockey News - December 19, 2012 12:06 PM EST
THN staffers share the best hockey-related gifts we've ever received for Christmas.
It’s Christmas shopping crunch time – if you haven’t finished your gift gathering, be ready to endure the shopping mall crush.
by Rory Boylen - December 12, 2012 6:20 PM EST
In honor of 12-12-12, we count down the top players to wear the number in the NHL.
In honor of the 12th day of the 12th month of the 12th year of the century, we’re counting down the best players who wore No. 12. Now, to qualify, 12 had to be the number the player wore for the majority of his career, so Jean Beliveau, who famously wore No.
by Brian Costello - December 5, 2012 3:28 PM EST
This week's list looks at the most loyal players in NHL history who never left their original teams.
Lost in the shuffle of Nicklas Lidstrom’s four Stanley Cups, seven Norris Trophies, one Conn Smythe and a dozen all-star team berths is an achievement once thought unattainable.
by Rory Boylen - November 28, 2012 3:50 PM EST
We count down the biggest NHL point-producers who are currently playing overseas.
There may not be an NHL right now, but there are still plenty of NHLers in action around the globe. Yes, even in Thailand, where Johnny Oduya found himself playing.
by The Hockey News - November 21, 2012 1:17 PM EST
Today we count down the best Soviets who never got the chance to play in the world's top league.
By Dennis Gibbons When the NHL expanded from six to 12 teams for the 1967-68 season, almost every minor-leaguer was bidding for a shot at the big time.
by Adam Proteau - November 14, 2012 12:02 PM EST
This week's countdown focuses on names that make you hungry when heard spoken.
The NHL’s history of players includes many interesting names, including those of professions (i.e. Garth Butcher and Jamie Baker). Others have had the mixed blessing of having a foodstuff in their moniker.
by Rory Boylen - November 7, 2012 4:00 PM EST
This week's list counts down some of the longest team names in the hockey world.
There are a lot of odd team names in hockey circles, but which are the longest? This week’s Top 10 looks at some drawn-out names in some relatively low-level places and provides a brief background into each team.
by Adam Proteau - October 31, 2012 3:24 PM EDT
It's Halloween. That means it's time to explore hockey's spookiest monikers.
October 31 is the scariest day of the year, so what better day to celebrate the NHL’s most frightening player nicknames? Here’s our Halloween Top 10: 10.
by Brian Costello - October 25, 2012 9:35 AM EDT
This week we cont down a list of contracts owners are probably happy to see have a year knocked off of.
It certainly goes without saying every locked-out NHL player is champing at the bit to get back playing. The owners are, for-the-record, committed to getting the game back on ice and out of the boardrooms as well.
by Adam Proteau - October 17, 2012 1:45 PM EDT
In honor of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame inductees, we rank the top Americans in today's NHL.
Long-time NHL stars Mike Modano and Ed Olczyk (as well as Devils GM Lou Lamoriello) were inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame this week.
by Adam Proteau - October 10, 2012 2:46 PM EDT
On 10/10, today's countdown lists the best NHL players to ever wear the number.
It’s October 10 – 10/10 – and in this week’s THN.com Top 10, we’re honoring the best NHL players to ever wear No.
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