Even when the odds seemed stacked against the young Seattle Thunderbirds defenceman, Russ Farwell never once saw an ounce of quit in Brenden Dillon’s eyes or in his game.
Which five current NHL stars have the golden touch when it comes to putting up the points in the Stanley Cup Playoffs?
Kirk Thompson still remembers the first time he met the “scrawny kid with the blonde, curly hair and the big smile.” And he certainly hasn’t forgotten the first time he faced Jake Guentzel on the ice.
Ahead of his team's 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs debut, Blake Comeau looks back to a 10-game win streak that had him thinking, "This team has a different feel to it."
When the game is on the line and you need someone to step up and score the big one, these players know how to get the job done.
Kyle Connor had a lot to be happy about on Saturday night. But before and after the game and even the day after, the Winnipeg Jets forward’s thoughts, like many hockey players, were someplace else.
For a player whose explosive skating skills make him appear to be in perpetual motion, it’s Taylor Hall’s ability to put things on pause that have his teammates speaking volumes.
While Tuukka Rask recently flashed his glove hand in a much different manner than his Boston teammates are used to seeing, there’s one newer member of the Bruins that marvels at everything he does.
Check out these five big-time backstoppers (currently active with 30+ starts) who showcase some serious talent when it comes to keeping the puck out of their net.
What did draining birdies, snagging line drives, and tossing tight spirals do for Andrew Copp’s NHL career? A lot more than he could have ever imagined.
When it comes to loading up and letting it fly, these five stars crank it up and fire away more than any other players in the league.
It might not quite rival any of the jump-out-of-your-seat moments from the movie Jaws, but Ryan Hartman does have a decent spine-tingling shark tale to share.
The times when Shannon and Matt Moulson shared the same ice have long since passed, but their love of hockey and unwavering support of one another remains as strong as ever.
What began as a childhood bonding experience with his father has built into something truly special for Ottawa Senators forward Zack Smith.
Which Hollywood hits made the right wing’s top five list? One of them combines hockey and golf, while another keeps bringing the 28-year-old back for more.
A home loss to Nashville was hardly cause for celebration. The play of newly acquired Paul Stastny, however, was one big bright spot.
Going up against the best hockey players on the planet doesn’t bring out the nerves in Jacob de la Rose. Watching the horse he co-owns with another NHLer compete? That’s an entirely different story.
Playing in his third full NHL season, the 26-year-old left wing and proud native of Ann Arbor, Michigan offered up his top ‘Favourite Athletes Of All Time’.
Zach Hyman paused briefly before responding to the question about teammate Frederik Andersen. How he chose to answer it showed just how much respect the centre has for No. 31.
As soon as the ball rocketed off the bat, Bob Daniels figured the four-time Stanley Cup winner and Olympic gold medalist patrolling centre field wouldn’t bother trying to track it down. But then Chris Kunitz did what his former collegiate hockey coach had already seen countless times.