Remembering how the NHL coped with the aftermath of 9-11, who gets paid during an NHL lockout, remembering when Kenora challenged for the Stanley Cup, recalling Canada Cup ’87, ranking the entertainment value of Ryane Clowe’s “tweets”, a satirical review of NHL ’13, and 25 most unforgettable goals in NHL history.
PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski remembers how the NHL responded to the tragedy of 9/11. The league also lost two of its own that day, as former player and LA Kings scout Garnet “Ace” Bailey and Kings assistant scout Mark Bavis were killed about Flight 175, which crashed into the South Tower of the World Trade Center.
PUCK DRUNK LOVE: David Rogers looks at who gets paid during an NHL lockout.
BACKHAND SHELF: Before the days of the NHL, teams could issue challenges to compete for the Stanley Cup. Ellen Etchingham looks back on the days when Kenora, Ontario, challenged for Lord Stanley’s mug. Justin Bourne, meanwhile, looks back at EA Sports NHL series over the years.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier reminds us of another great September international hockey series, the 1987 Canada Cup.
BATTLE OF CALIFORNIA: Ranking the entertainment value of the “tweets” from San Jose Sharks forward Ryane Clowe.
DOWN GOES BROWN: A satirical review of NHL ’13.
BLEACHER REPORT: Brad Kurtzberg with the 25 most unforgettable goals in NHL history. At least of the television age.