Putting on the Foil
The Award Winners for the 1967-68 NHL Season Top Left Stan Mikita (Chicago BlackHawks) Hart Trophy (NHL Regular season MVP) Art Ross Trophy (Top Scorer, Regular Season) Lady Byng Trophy (Excellence and Sportsmanship) Center Gump Worsley and Rogie Vachon (Montreal Canadiens) Vezina Trophy (Best goaltending record, regular season) Bottom right Bobby Orr (Boston Bruins) Norris Trophy (Best Defenseman) Bottom Left Derek Sanderson (Boston Bruins) Calder Memorial Trophy (NHL Rookie of Year) Top…
1978-79 O Pee Chee Wayne Gretzky
At 17 years of age, the Great One began his career skating for the Indianapolis Racers of the World Hockey Association. He would be sold to Edmonton early in the season. The following season the Edmonton Oilers, Hartford Whalers, Quebec Nordiques, and the Winnipeg Jets would be the only WHA teams to become NHL franchises. The Whalers would eventually move to Carolina and become the Hurricanes. The Nordiques became the Colorado Avalanche. The Jets moved to Phoenix and became the Coyotes. (The…
50 year old Hall of Famer Gordie Howe of the WHA Whalers sits in the dressing room near the end of his brilliant career. Awards: Hall of Fame, Stanley Cup ( 4x ), Ross ( 8x ), All-Star ( 23x ), Hart ( 6x ).
Gretzky rookie card sells for record $465K
A Wayne Gretzky rookie card sold for a hockey card record of $465,000 -- more than four times the value of the card when it was previously sold for $94,000 in 2011, then the record.
31 Designs Featuring December History
The month of December has certainly witnessed its share of historical events; I’ve listed 31 of them below along with amazing designs that commemorate them.