Tag: NHL

10 Things: Defunct sports franchises

1) Montreal Expos The Montreal Expos, named after the Expo ’67 World's Fair, began play in 1969 as the first Major League Baseball franchise outside the United States. After posting 10 straight losing seasons, the Expos enjoyed moderate success in the early ’80s and the early ’90s, capped by their[Read More…]

McDavid is eligible for the 2015 NHL draft. (puckingpattyb.blogspot.com)

Connor McDavid: The next great one?

At just 16, Toronto native Connor McDavid is already being compared to some of the greatest hockey players to have ever laced up a pair of skates. The 5’11, 170 pound centre is undoubtedly one of the most highly touted NHL prospects in the world, according to a myriad of[Read More…]

Defining Mike Babcock

"Regular" is not a word to describe Mike Babcock. It's the opposite of regular to be the only coach in NHL history to have won an Olympic gold medal, a World Championship gold medal, and a Stanley Cup. In the eyes of professional sports, Mike Babcock is anything but regular.[Read More…]

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