Monthly Archives: July 2015

NHL 2014

2014 saw the 97th NHL season completed, and the 2013-14 season culminated with Los Angeles Kings winning the Stanley Cup. It was a season that was also notable for realignment, following the Atlanta Thrashers franchise relocation to Canada in the shape of the Winnipeg Jets, and sides from Detroit and Columbus moving east. Realignment For 2013-14 For the 2013-14 season there were two conferences and four divisions, though four conferences had been proposed earlier. The Eastern Conference was made up […]

Great NHL icons

Wayne Gretzky Wayne Gretzky is probably the greatest Canadian NHL icon of all-time. Known as ‘The Great One’, from 1979 to 1999 Gretzky was a centre for the Edmonton Oilers, Los Angeles Kings, St. Louis Blues and New York Rangers. While, in his glittering career, Gretzky was named most valuable player in the NHL on no less than nine occasions, and he was the leading points scorer in ten different seasons. Gretzky remains the NHL’s leading scorer, and the only […]