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  1. How the 1984 Edmonton Oilers were builtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Edmonton Journal

    From left in front, Edmonton Oilers players Paul Coffey, Wayne Gretzky and Dave Lumley hold up the Stanley Cup after the team beat the New York Islanders 5-2 on May 19, 1984, to capture the National Hockey League title in five games. The '84 win was the first of five for the Oilers, who had joined the NHL in 1979 as an expansion team from the World Hockey Association.


  2. Glen Sather had a golden touch during Edmonton Oilers during 1980s Stanley Cup runRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Edmonton Journal

    Glen Sather was the coach/general manager/father/babysitter/psychologist during the early days of the Edmonton Oilers, taking a bunch of precocious kids and older role players and shepherding them to their first of five Stanley Cups in 1984. "He was the catalyst of our organization and we wouldn't be here without him," said Wayne Gretzky, as the players gathered at Rexall Place Wednesday, the score clock turned back in time to show Oilers 5 Islanders 2-the giddy result of the last game of the Cup final in '84.


  3. Sidney Crosby: The "Kid" turns 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Post-gazette.com

    ... 550 regular-season games. That's an average of 1.398 points per game, more than anyone in NHL history except Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Mike Bossy. But ask Crosby about his most satisfying accomplishments, and goals, awards and trophies don't ...


  4. The Oilers since the Wayne Gretzky tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2013 | CBC News

    The Oilers have had fewer highs than lows since Wayne Gretzky was traded in 1988. From left, Mark Messier hoists the Stanley Cup after Edmonton's victory in 1990, defenceman Chris Pronger departed after one season for personal reasons and Taylor Hall was one of three No.


  5. NHL Preview: Canada's Stanley Cup drought has hit two decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Edmonton Journal

    ... run in 1993, blessed to have Patrick Roy in net as they won 10 overtime games that spring, eventually trumping Wayne Gretzky's Los Angeles Kings in five games in the Stanley Cup final. It sickens Canadian flag wavers that teams like Tampa Bay and ...


  6. 42-year-old Jaromir Jagr playing on top lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | New York Post

    ... for fourth. If he can pass those two, he would be behind only Gordie Howe (1,850), Mark Messier (1,887) and Wayne Gretzky (2,857). That is heady company, and it places Jagr as a leader on a team that is starting to feel like his. "I do whatever it ...


  7. Baldwin played major role in WHA merger with NHLRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Edmonton Journal

    ... the Pittsburgh Penguins. The World Hockey Association owner actually turned down a chance to sign the teenager Wayne Gretzky in 1978 because he was worried about alienating the NHL with merger talks prevalent, before handing No. 99 off to ...


  8. State's Tight-Knit Hockey Community Focuses On QuickRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    ... and Penguins fans loved and Bruins fans hated. After serving as a Wolf Pack assistant and becoming one with Wayne Gretzky and Dave Tippett with the Phoenix Coyotes, Samuelsson went back to Sweden and was a head coach for Modo. He has gained ...


  9. Gordie Howe rebounds after 'very bad summer'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | USA Today

    ... Mr. Hockey holds the NHL record for games and was the longtime leader in goals, assists and points until Wayne Gretzky passed him. The Detroit Red Wings surround the Stanley Cup after beating the Montreal Canadiens in the 1955 Final. Howe, right, ...


  10. Daly, Holmgren honored with Lester Patrick TrophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | MSNBC

    ... manager and was a pioneer in the sport's development. Past recipients of the Lester Patrick Trophy include Wayne Gretzky, Brian Burke, Scotty Bowman, Gary Bettman, Bobby Orr, Herb Brooks, and the 1980 U.S. Men's Olympic team. (Click here for the ...


  11. Cam Cole: NHL leadership more about a collective force than the mystique of the 'C'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Vancouver Sun

    ... an alternate's 'A' on his jersey. Here Messier hoists the Stanley Cup in the spring of 1988 while team captain Wayne Gretzky follows immediately behind. VANCOUVER - The Scarlet Letter, it turns out, is actually not scarlet at all. It's blue on the ...


  12. Devils recount first Stanley Cup: Part 1Read the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | Sportsnet.ca

    ... also-ran franchise playing in the shadow of the New York Rangers. Once dubbed a "Mickey Mouse organization" by Wayne Gretzky, the Devils managed just a Cinderella run to the Wales Conference final in 1988 and a slew of first-round playoff exits in ...


  13. Kings Remember Ace, Mark, and the FallenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Rink Royalty

    ... with the NHL. During that 1978-1979 season Garnet took a skinny young kid under his wing. The kid's name: Wayne Gretzky. Garnet worked as a scout with the Oilers from 1981-1994, after coaching their Central Hockey League affiliate the Wichita Wild ...


  14. Patrick Roy Dekes Gretzky: Throwback ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Mile High Sticking

    ... titillation of the announcers, he skated past his own defensemen, toe-dragged and then deked none other than Wayne Gretzky. As he approached the red line, two more Avalanche and a Ranger approached him. He effected a neat spin-o-rama to take him ...


  15. Searching for a hockey heroRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | Waterloo Chronicle

    ... Bruins, Leafs, Blackhawks and Oilers, playing with everyone from Bobby Hull and Gordie Howe to Bobby Orr and Wayne Gretzky. While the book contains lots of great nostalgia about Canada's most beloved sport, it is also tinged with tragedy. Speaking ...


  16. MacKinnon: Tale of Oilers' run to 1984 Stanley Cup never gets oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Edmonton Journal

    ... to play a concert at MSG. To the surprise of no one, all the 2014 Joel gigs have been sellouts. Messier, Wayne Gretzky and their 1984 Oilers teammates will celebrate the club's first Stanley Cup victory at Rexall Place on Oct. 10, an event that sold ...


  17. Top 10 Montreal Canadiens Trades Since The Wayne Gretzky Trade: Number 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | A Winning Habit

    May 29, 2014; New York, NY, USA; The Montreal Canadiens react after loosing to the New York Rangers 1-0 in game six of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden.


  18. Predicting How 2013-14 NHL Rookie Standouts Will Fare During Sophomore SeasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... according to Hockey Reference, garnering 130 of 137 possible first-place votes. MacKinnon also broke one of Wayne Gretzky's records when he recorded points in 13 consecutive games from January through March - the longest streak ever by an ...


  19. Top 10 Montreal Canadiens Trades Since The Wayne Gretzky Trade: Number 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | A Winning Habit

    February 22, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Florida Panthers right wing Alex Kovalev skates up ice with the puck against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the third period at the CONSOL Energy Center.