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Mark Messier takes on advisory role with the Oilers

Mark Messier has confirmed the reports stating he has taken on a new role with the Edmonton Oilers. Messier now serves as an “advisor or consultant” to the Oilers, according to a recent interview seen on the Oilers’ website. Here’s what Messier had to say about his new role: “I am available for anything that they need me to do or talk about. For example, just coming in...
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Messier takes on advisory role with the Oilers

Mark Messier has confirmed the reports stating he has taken on a new role with the Edmonton Oilers. Messier now serves as an “advisor or consultant” to the Oilers, according to a recent interview seen on the Oilers’ website. Here’s what Messier had to say about his new role: “I am available for anything that they need me to do or talk about. For example, just coming in...
Via Bloguin Best
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Messier joins Oilers ‘in an advisory role’

Mark Messier's chosen to get into the "business of hockey," but he's not doing so in New York. Via NHL.com, the Edmonton Oilers website's Chris Wescott revealed that Messier's joining the Edmonton Oilers as an advisor: Mark Messier spoke with the Edmonton media on Tuesday and confirmed that he serves in an advisory role with the Oilers organization...
Via Kukla's Korner
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Messier Hat-Trick vs New Jersey Devils - Game 6 ECF 1994

After falling behind 3-2 in the 1994 Eastern Conference Finals, captain Mark Messier guaranteed his team, the New York Rangers, would win Game Six versus the New Jersey Devils. He was right. Watch him register a hat-trick in this classic NHL moment. [s/t HockeyWebCaster]. Fuelled by his epic performance, the NYR went on to win Game Seven as well - Stephane Matteau scored his memorable...
Via Talk Hockey
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Leetch likes McDonagh, Rangers' D-men

Hall of Fame defenseman Brian Leetch was named the captain of the New York Rangers after the departure of legendary teammate and long-standing team leader Mark Messier in 1997. Leetch remembers how it felt when people started calling him captain, the recognition that came with wearing the 'C' of an Original Six team and the responsibility that came with representing such...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

The Edmonton Oilers Will Celebrate Their 1984 Stanley Cup Championship

(Edmonton, AB) August 19, 2014 - The stars have aligned to reunite the entire roster of the 1984 Stanley Cup Champion Edmonton Oilers, one of the greatest teams in the history of the game, on October 10 in Edmonton. During a live video conference today, Oilers legend Wayne Gretzky joined Oilers Entertainment Group Vice-Chairman Kevin Lowe to announce that the team will host a special...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Nice Profit On A Mark Messier Game Worn Rangers Sweater

from David Seideman at Forbes, Over the weekend at the White Plains County Center, Kenny Palma, a dealer and collector, set up in his usual space in the corner of the East Coast National sports collectors show, as he has pretty much since he entered the sports memorabilia business just four years ago. Baseball bats, cleats, and catcher’s equipment were piled high on a dozen...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Honoring Hockey Great Vic Hadfield

Mainly remembered for his career with the New York Rangers, more hockey fans should know more about hockey great Vic Hadfield. Hadfield spent 13 seasons with the Rangers and led them to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1972. That year Hadfield scored 50 goals (and added 56 points for a total of 106 points), and is only one of three players to score 50 or more goals in a season for the New...
Via KC Sports Ninja
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

June 28th 1997, The Day That Changed Vancouver

  If you ask most people what happened on June 28th 1997, the will probably answer the day Mike Tyson took a bite out of Evander Holyfield, but to Vancouver, it was a day that almost destroyed the Canucks. On June 28th 1997, the Vancouver Canucks signed Mark Messier to a 5 year deal paying him […]
Via The Hockey Report
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cuba Gooding Jr.'s odd behavior at NHL Awards

For some reason, Cuba Gooding Jr. was chosen to be a presenter at Tuesday night’s NHL Awards. And his performance and demeanor on stage were even more awkward than you’d think. He started off talking about a “reverse oreo,” which poked fun about being in the middle of Mark Messier and Adam Graves. But this wasn’t stand-up comedy hour, and it wasn’t the right time for...
Via The Sports Daily
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NHL Awards: Messier Leadership Award Preview

Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews is nominated for two prestigious awards, and the NHL will name the winners in Las Vegas on Tuesday night. Toews, LA’s Dustin Brown and Anaheim’s Ryan Getzlaf are this year’s finalists for the Mark Messier … Continue reading →The post 2014 NHL Awards: Messier Leadership Award Preview appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL announces finalists for Mark Messier Leadership Award

   The NHL announced the three finalists for this season’s Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award on April 29. The nominees are Forwards Ryan Getzlaf of the Anaheim Ducks, Dustin Brown of the Los Angeles Kings, and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks. Then award goes to the player who “exemplifies great leadership qualities to his team, on and off the ice, during the regular...
Via Hockey Fan Land
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Five: Comparing 1997's Rangers series with this year's

  #296147 / gettyimages.com (left to right) Paul Coffey, Mark Messier, Eric Lindros and Dainius Zubrus shake hands after the Flyers' Game 5 victory in the 1997 Eastern Conference final. The last time the Flyers and Rangers met in the playoffs was 1997 -- a well-documented tidbit during this series. It's tacit that the NHL is an entirely different game between now and...
Via Flyerdelphia
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Toews Named Messier Award Finalist

On his 26th birthday, Jonathan Toews has been named a finalist for the Mark Messier Leadership Award. The Messier Award is awarded “to the player who exemplifies great leadership qualities to his team, on and off the ice, during the regular … Continue reading →The post Jonathan Toews Named Messier Award Finalist appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award Finalists

NEW YORK (April 29, 2014) – Forwards Dustin Brown of the Los Angeles Kings, Ryan Getzlaf of the Anaheim Ducks and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks are the three finalists for the 2013-14 Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award presented by Bridgestone, awarded “to the player who exemplifies great leadership qualities to his team, on and off the ice, during the regular season...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Win Presidents’ Trophy For First Time Since 1989-90 (Video)

The Boston Bruins defeated the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 at TD Garden on Saturday afternoon to clinch the Presidents’ Trophy with the NHL’s best record. This is the second time that the Bruins have won this award and the first since 1989-90, when they lost to Mark Messier and the Edmonton Oilers in the Stanley Cup Final. Winning the Presidents’ Trophy means the B’s will have home...
Via NESN.com
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Messier Thinks Rangers Have Great Chance At Stanley Cup, Do You?

With the Rangers in the midst of a 9-3-1 stretch, it’s easy to feel good about things as a Blueshirt fan. But legit Stanley Cup contender? What crazy Ranger fan would think that? (via New York Post)… “It would start in goal, and Henrik [Lundqvist] is playing great right now. They have a lot of balance in their attack right now, and their defense is as stable as there is in...
Via NY Rangers Blog
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Messier kind-of-sort-of endorses the Rangers’ contending status

I believe that the New York Post's Brett Cyrgalis snagged this quip from a certain Mark Messier, regarding the New York Rangers' Stanley Cup chances, to get people talking, so enjoy: “They’re definitely playing well at the right time of year,” Messier, now a paid consultant to the Oilers, told The Post over the phone, as part of a media tour for the Can-Am Spyder...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Messier is really good at guaranteeing stuff

Back in 1994, New York Rangers' captain Mark Messier guaranteed victory against the New Jersey Devils in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Rangers won that game, they won game 7, and they went on to win the Stanley Cup a couple of weeks later.In this new commercial for the Can-Am Spyder, Messier is continuing his tradition of guaranteeing things. I know...it's...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jagr scores goal 695, passing Messier for seventh all-time

It seems like Jaromir Jagr is moving up in the all-time scoring ranks every week or so. That might be an exaggeration, but he achieved another impressive milestone by scoring a goal against the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday, as the 41-year-old winger notched the 695th tally of his career. With that, he now ranks seventh all-time in goal-scoring ahead of Mark Messier. It took the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The 10 best responses from Mark Messier's interview on Reddit

Mark Messier took to the hockey section of Reddit on Thursday and answered a series of questions from users. As you might expect from an interview (or Ask Me Anything - AMA) on Reddit, the questions took on many shapes and forms. Messier stood in and provided a ton of interesting and even insightful comments.  Here are 10 responses we thought stood out from the others: Hi...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The 10 best responses from Mark Messier's interview on Reddit

Mark Messier took to the hockey section of Reddit on Thursday and answered a series of questions from users. As you might expect from an interview (or Ask Me Anything - AMA) on Reddit, the questions took on many shapes and forms. Messier stood in and provided a ton of interesting and even insightful comments.  Here are 10 responses we thought stood out from the others: Hi Mark...
Via Bloguin Best
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap of Mark Messier's AMA on Reddit

Today, Mark Messier took some time to answer questions from users in Reddit's hockey community in an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session. Here are some of the best moments. Link here.**User deliriumtriggered: "Do you think the current Rangers team has a realistic chance of winning a Cup? How would the Rangers play differ if you were coaching this years team? Let's Go Rangers...
Via Talk Hockey
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Messier not worried about Rangers, sees big second half coming

It has been almost 20 years since the New York Rangers last won the Stanley Cup, 20 years since Mark Messier cemented himself as a legend in the Big Apple. The mere mention of his name is enough to lift the spirits of a Rangers fan With the Rangers limping along under first-year head coach Alain Vigneault this season, it almost feels like a heck of a lot longer than 20 years since...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers: 'Sick of what's going on'

Remember the days when Mark Messier or another Oilers veteran would grab a teammate by the scruff of the neck and demand more if the guy wasn’t pulling his weight, or playing hard enough? Those days might be coming back. Only instead of it being a great team trying to stay that way, it’ll be the worst organization in the NHL trying to crawl out of the gutter. But it’s a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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