by The Hockey News - March 27, 2011 9:55 AM EDT
A hockey pioneer, Mike Marson cut his hockey career short and went on to be successful in other ventures.
By Michael Amato Hockey trailblazer Mike Marson has traded in his hockey equipment for a karate uniform, bus license and paintbrush, proving his talents reach beyond the rink.
by Alan Bass - December 5, 2010 9:50 AM EST
The Philadelphia Flyers director of player development talks about his rise from a player to a front office manager.
He may not have the name recognition of others who transitioned from NHL player to executive, but Don Luce is well known in hockey circles for his ability to recognize talent.
by The Hockey News - November 21, 2010 9:10 AM EST
The captain of RPI's NCAA championship team from 1985, Ken Hammond's career never settled in one place.
By Kevin Glew When Ken Hammond was preparing for his first NHL game on April 2, 1985 against the Edmonton Oilers, his Los Angeles Kings teammates Mark Hardy and Jay Wells offered him advice on how to neutralize Wayne Gretzky.
by The Hockey News - September 30, 2010 3:50 PM EDT
The former Windsor Spitfire may have fallen short of a Memorial Cup, but he won a different title coaching his hometown team.
By Kevin Glew For Darrin Shannon, coaching the Alliston Hornets to two of the past three Ontario Hockey Association Jr. C titles has helped ease the sting of losing the Memorial Cup 22 years ago.
by The Hockey News - August 11, 2010 11:25 AM EDT
The former NHL goaltender took the lessons he learned as a player behind the bench as a goalie coach with Philadelphia.
By Kevin Glew The true MVP of the Philadelphia Flyers last season might have been goaltending coach Jeff Reese. After all, the energetic ex-NHLer managed to coax extraordinary performances out of three ordinary goalies.
by The Hockey News - May 9, 2010 9:10 AM EDT
Just when the Oilers were supposed to be declining, a 23-year-old kid lifted them to championship heights one more time.
By Kevin Glew The dynasty was supposed to be over. With ‘The Great One’ in Los Angeles and Grant Fuhr sidelined, the Edmonton Oilers’ glory years appeared to be behind them heading into the 1990 playoffs.
by The Hockey News - February 20, 2010 5:50 AM EST
The 1980 gold medalist and four-time Stanley Cup champion had a career full of memories few can match.
By Kevin Glew Thirty years later, it’s still hard for Ken Morrow to believe in miracles. In a packed arena in Lake Placid on Feb. 22, 1980, Morrow and 19 other amateurs comprising the U.
by The Hockey News - January 16, 2010 10:40 AM EST
The former NHL tough guy's life in hockey began with the Miracle on Ice, gave him a Stanley Cup ring and continues to provide for his family today.
BY KEVIN GLEW David Maley believes in miracles. In Colorado attending Bob Johnson’s hockey school in 1979, the then 16-year-old Maley witnessed the Miracle on Ice team tryouts.
by The Hockey News - October 1, 2009 11:09 AM EDT
A premiere power forward with the Red Wings, John Ogrodnick now plays the money game.
By Kevin Glew He’s still "Johnny O" in Hockeytown. But outside of Motown these days, John Ogrodnick must be wondering if the “O” stands for overlooked.
by The Hockey News - September 3, 2009 2:13 PM EDT
Terry Harper, a member of a few Montreal powerhouses, made an impact few noticed.
By Alan Bass The Montreal Canadiens won four Stanley Cups in five seasons from 1965-69. Every hockey fan knows the big names on those teams: Jean Beliveau, Yvan Cournoyer, Henri Richard, Serge Savard and others.
by The Hockey News - August 27, 2009 2:44 PM EDT
Despite an impressive college career, Dave Feamster couldn't find luck in the NHL.
By Alan Bass “What do you do in life? You learn to tie your shoes, then you play hockey.” – Dave Feamster Dave Feamster sums up his life with that simple, yet brilliant quote.
by The Hockey News - August 6, 2009 11:00 AM EDT
A member of the Miracle on Ice team from 1980, Baker now makes a living as a surgeon.
By Alan Bass Bill Baker is often known for his game-tying goal against Sweden in the opening game of the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, N.Y.; a game that helped propel Team USA to the medal round before their famous Miracle on Ice upset of the Soviet Union en route to the gold medal.
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