Hockey Facts

Henrik Lundqvist

New York Rangers Team History

Updated October 2018. The New York Rangers joined the league in 1926, when Tex Rickard, the president of Madison Square Garden, wanted a second hockey team to play in the arena alongside the New York
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Hockey Rulebook

Hockey is a relatively simple game: two teams try to put the puck in the opponents’ goal, while preventing the opponents from putting the puck
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Toronto Maple Leafs Team History

Updated October 2018. The franchise, one of the NHL’s Original Six clubs, was founded in 1917, but was not known as the Maple Leafs until 1927.  General manager Conn Smythe named the club after the
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The Origins of the Stanley Cup

To discover the point at which hockey’s popularity began to explode in Canada, we can point to February 4, 1889. On that date, Lord Stanley of Preston, the sixth Governor General of Canada, observed his
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Hockey Slang

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Hockey has a vocabulary all its own. Unless you are fully involved, much of these terms elude us. They are indigenous to the players who
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Hockey For Beginners

There are so many variations of hockey, but to come to one definitive definition, the Society for International Hockey Research (SIHR) boiled the game down to its most elementary form: a game played on an
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