by The Hockey News - July 24, 2008 12:41 PM EDT
The WHA's winningest goaltender runs a hockey card shop and welcomes the chance to talk to fans.
BY KEVIN GLEW Canadians often visit sports card stores to buy memorabilia of their hockey heroes. But what if their favorite player was working behind the counter? This scenario has played itself out at Joe Daley’s Sports Cards in Winnipeg many times, where the affable ex-NHLer mingles with customers and rings through sales.
by The Hockey News - May 22, 2008 12:05 PM EDT
The former NHL goalie had the opportunity to play for his favorite team and once led the league in GAA.
BY KEVIN GLEW Denis Herron consumed his share of room service meals during his 14 seasons in the NHL, but little did he know his hotel experiences would help him launch a successful second career.
by The Hockey News - April 3, 2008 11:34 AM EDT
Former NHL and WHL defenseman Jim Dorey set the record for PIMs in a single game in his first big league contest.
BY NEIL ACHARYA Jim Dorey was largely unknown when he made his NHL debut with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Oct. 16, 1968 against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
by The Hockey News - March 27, 2008 1:53 PM EDT
Former Flyer and Leaf Rick St. Croix never had it easy in the NHL, but teaches the lessons he learned to the goalies of tomorrow.
BY KEVIN GLEW Rick St. Croix is proof not even a saint could save those abysmal Maple Leaf teams of the early 1980s. The goaltender nicknamed ‘The Saint’ gave the Leafs everything he had after he was acquired by the club in January, 1983.
by The Hockey News - March 17, 2008 2:50 PM EDT
Former NHLer Fred O'Donnell saw plenty of talent during his years with the Boston Bruins.
BY NEIL ACHARYA The Boston Bruins of the early 1970s are solidified in hockey lore. Orr, Esposito, Buyck and Cheevers are some of the names that immediately come to mind.
by The Hockey News - March 6, 2008 10:31 AM EST
The former Colorado Rockie and Canadian Olympian continues to influence the game, now as a Jr. B coach in Ontario.
BY KEVIN GLEW The Magician is still performing at the rink. No, he may not be dazzling fans with nifty moves anymore, but Merlin “The Magician” Malinowski is now pulling rabbits out of his hat as coach of the Junior B Western Ontario League’s St.
by The Hockey News - February 9, 2008 8:24 PM EST
Working at the World Trade Center Tower II, Rob Cimetta was one of the lucky ones who escaped, but he'll never forget what he saw that day.
BY ROBIN SHORT Every now and again, seven years after that horrible September day, Rob Cimetta closes his eyes and sees the silhouettes of heroes.
by The Hockey News - January 22, 2008 5:39 PM EST
Gilbert Dionne was proud to win the Stanley Cup in front of his brother Marcel, but the road to the NHL wasn't easy with such a well-known sibling.
By Kevin Glew The King is alive and well and living in Tavistock, Ontario. No, he’s not Elvis, but former Canadiens forward Gilbert Dionne can still do a spirited impersonation of the rock ’n’ roll icon.
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