Today in Hockey History: May 22

Today was a big date in National Hockey League history for teams making to the Stanley Cup Final. Some teams made for the first time ever, while others returned for the first time in a long while. Motown Memories May...

Today in Hockey History: May 11

May 11 has proven to be a big date in the history of the National Hockey League. Some it’s legendary players and coaches had big moments, some for the final time. Franchises with long histories of success have made plenty...

Today in Hockey History: April 20

The National Hockey League is normally in the midst of the Stanley Cup playoffs on April 20. Since that is not possible right now, we will take a look back at some of the biggest moments to occur on this...

Winnipeg Jets 2.0 — Reliving Their ‘Firsts’

With NHL action on pause, now is a good time to reflect back on some of the Winnipeg Jets 2.0 “firsts.” The Jets have been lighting up the goal lamp, stopping pucks, dropping the gloves and winning games since they...

Today in Hockey History: April 15

If you are a fan of hockey in Motown, then this a very good date for you. One of the National Hockey League’s most unique traditions began on this date, 68 years ago. Plus, one of the wildest regular seasons...

The Original Jets’ Last-Ever Regular Season Game

On April 14, 24 years ago, the original Winnipeg Jets played their last-ever regular season game, just a few months prior to their relocation to Phoenix, Arizona. It did not go well, and was the last big missed opportunity for...

Bobby Hull – The Golden Jet

He dominated two different professional leagues for more than two decades. He won three Art Ross Trophies, two Hart Memorial Trophies, two Avco Cups, a Lady Byng Trophy, and a Stanley Cup. He was an NHL first All-Star 10 times...

Today in Hockey History: April 8

Mr. Hockey broke a pair of Stanley Cup playoff records on this date, 29 years apart. In addition, three franchises won their first-ever postseason games and plenty of franchise records were set on this date as well. Howe Breaks Two...

Ones That Got Away: The Winnipeg Jets’ Dave Babych

Nearly every NHL franchise has “ones that got away” — players who found the bulk of their success after being traded or allowed to walk via free agency — and the Winnipeg Jets are no exception. The best example of...

Jets/Thrashers’ Top 10 Goal Scorers All-Time

In 1999, the Atlanta Thrashers began play as the NHL’s newest expansion team. After years of Ilya Kovalchuk scoring highlight-reel goals, the team relocated to Winnipeg in 2011 where the Winnipeg Jets 2.0 have played ever since. Related: Top 3...
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