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Hockey history shows a handful of non-white pioneers

Taffy Appel carried the American flag at the 1924 Olympics, where his team won the silver medal in hockey. Henry Elmer “Buddy” Maracle played 11 games in the NHL in the early 1930s. Paul Jacobs may have played in the league’s second season in 1918-19. ADVERTISEMENT But in the known history of hockey, a predominantly … Read more

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Hindle proud and shocked to see “Face Off” in the Hockey Hall of Fame

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Billy Duke, as the name plate reads across the back of the shirt the Toronto Maple Leafs gave him a few years ago, is actually Art Hendel, a veteran Canadian actor with a resume no less than a hockey stick. ADVERTISEMENT Internet Movie Database Lists 185 acting creditsHis roles have spanned television and the big … Read more

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Potential NHL.com Writers Discussed the Hockey Hall of Fame

The induction ceremony for the Hockey Hall of Fame 2022 will take place on Monday, when Daniel Alfredson, Roberto Longo, Rica Salinen, Daniel and Henrik Seiden will enter as players, while Herb Carnegie will enter as builders. ADVERTISEMENT Each of them is a worthy candidate to join the honored members who preceded them. But no … Read more

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Alfredson took a less traveled path to the Hall of Fame

Daniel Alfredson’s long and winding path to the Hockey Hall of Fame will finally reach its climax when the longtime captain of the Ottawa Senators is officially named Monday. ADVERTISEMENT For the 49-year-old, it was a trip far less likely than that of the three other former NHL players traveled in the 2022 class: forwards … Read more

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Alfredson took a less traveled path to the Hall of Fame

Daniel Alfredson’s long and winding path to the Hockey Hall of Fame will finally reach its climax when the longtime captain of the Ottawa Senators is officially named Monday. ADVERTISEMENT For the 49-year-old, it was a trip far less likely than that of the three other former NHL players traveled in the 2022 class: forwards … Read more

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Salming creates an emotional moment for fellow Maple Leafs legends and fans

And so it was Friday at the Scotiabank Arena, during the pre-match party for the annual Hall of Fame game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Toronto Maple Leafs. ADVERTISEMENT There they were, Daryl Setler and Mats Sunden, both Hockey Hall of Famers, standing on the ice and battling tears while holding the arms of … Read more

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A dribbling tournament is part of the legacy of the 2022 Hockey Hall of Fame class

toronto– Daniel Alfredson, Roberto Longo, Daniel Seiden and Henrik Seiden have something in common toward the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday: ADVERTISEMENT None of them won the Stanley Cup. Why are they writing about this now, before this celebration of their amazing careers? Because they pose it themselves, and their attitude to it speaks … Read more

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MacDonald remembers Bellevue, Howe before the Hall of Fame

Fifty years ago last August 24, the shrine welcomed Bellevue, Howe, Bernie “Boom Boom” Joffrion, early era players Harry “Hub” Holmes and Reginald “Holley” Smith, and in the Builders class, leading Boston Bruins Weston Adams Sr. ADVERTISEMENT Beliveau, known as Le Gros Bill for his resemblance to 1950s French-Canadian movie star Yves Henry, who played … Read more

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Daniel Seiden’s attitude transformation, mentality led to the Hockey Hall of Fame

Daniel Seden He thinks he knows why Lars Karlin, his coach when he was 12 years old in his hometown of Örnsköldsvik, Sweden, took him to the wing and kept his twin brother, Henrik Seidenas a center. ADVERTISEMENT “In my opinion, that’s because Henrik is six minutes older than him,” Daniel said. “I think the … Read more

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Luongo’s competitiveness and longevity earned him a place in the Hall of Fame

Roberto Longo He said he gets goosebumps every time he watches the replay. ADVERTISEMENT At the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, Canada went overtime against the United States in the gold medal match. Sidney Crosby He scored the golden goal in a 3-2 win. “It was probably the pinnacle of my career,” Longo said. “In the highest … Read more

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