Graphic: Every Stanley Cup Championship Clinching Uniform from 1918-2021

Seven years ago I created a graphic which received a fair amount of attention depicting the uniform worn for each Stanley Cup-clinching victory since the dawn of the NHL in 1917-18. Since then I’ve been updating that graphic every year on the night the Cup was awarded. Well that night

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Montreal Canadiens to Wear French-Language Patch During 2021 Stanley Cup Final

The Montreal Canadiens will indeed be wearing the French-language version of the Stanley Cup Final logo as a patch on their jerseys when the series gets underway Monday night in Tampa, Florida. Thanks to a photo Tweeted out by the team’s massage therapist Claude Theriault we can see the logo

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Why Did the Canadiens Win the Campbell Bowl in 2021?

Last night the Montreal Canadiens, a team traditionally playing out of the Eastern Conference, clinched the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl, a trophy traditionally awarded to the winner of the Western Conference Final. Why? Well this happened for an incredibly unique combination of reasons… The pandemic resulted in a disruption to

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Blue Jackets, Blue Pants: Columbus Tries New Colour Combo in Carolina

Columbus Blue Jackets? After last night’s game at Carolina, perhaps Columbus Blue Pants would be more appropriate (sorry). In a last-minute decision while wearing their road white sweaters, the Blue Jackets put aside their traditional red breezers in favour of their blue Reverse Retro pants. It was the first time

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Leafs Go Green, Wear St. Pats Throwbacks for Two This Week

The Toronto Maple Leafs will once again honour both the heritage of their franchise as well as St. Patrick’s Day by wearing Toronto St. Pats throwbacks for two games this week. Starting with tonight’s game (Sunday) at Ottawa and then continuing to Friday night’s home tilt against the Flames, the

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Oilers Honour Walter Gretzky, Canada’s Hockey Dad

“Canada’s Hockey Dad”, Walter Gretzky died this past Thursday. The father of National Hockey League legend Wayne Gretzky was 82 years old. A common sight at hockey arenas and charity events throughout Canada over the past 40 years, Walter was certainly the most visible “hockey dad” the game has ever

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Coyotes Add ‘LA49’ Decal to Helmets for Leighton Accardo

The Arizona Coyotes will honour the memory of Leighton Accardo by way of a special decal applied to the back of their helmets throughout the 2020-21 NHL season. Accardo was a 9-year-old avid hockey fan who played for the Coyotes youth team the Kachinas and was “beloved by the Coyotes

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Bruins Add “TR24” Helmet Decal in Memory of Travis Roy

The Boston Bruins will be wearing a commemorative TR24 decal on the back of their helmets throughout the 2020-21 NHL season in memory of Travis Roy who died in October 2020. Roy, a hockey player with Boston University, became paralyzed after just 11 seconds into his first shift for the

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