Memorable Moments: Patrick Roy dekes Wayne Gretzky, goes over the red-line (1997-98 NHL Season)

This memorable moment occured during a game between the New York Rangers and Colorado Avalanche on November 17th, 1997. Down by three goals, goaltender Patrick Roy decided to try something new and carry the puck out of his zone and past center ice. Not only that, but in the process, he also deked the greatest player in NHL history: Wayne Gretzky. There's actually a rule that...
Via Hockey Fan Land
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Memorable Moments: Patrick Roy dekes Wayne Gretzky, goes over the red-line (1997-98 NHL Season)

This memorable moment occured during a game between the New York Rangers and Colorado Avalanche on November 17th, 1997. Down by three goals, goaltender Patrick Roy decided to try something new and carry the puck out of his zone and past center ice. Not only that, but in the process, he also deked the greatest player in NHL history: Wayne Gretzky. There's actually a rule that...
Via Talk Hockey
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers Looking To Relocate?

  The Florida Panthers have not had much success in the franchise’s history. Despite success early on in the organization with a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1996, the Panthers have never been able to build off the success which included 12 straight seasons without making the playoffs (2000-2011). According to The Score http://www.thescore.com/nhl/news/539519 the team has...
Via KC Sports Ninja
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers looking to move?

It’s no secret that the Florida Panthers have struggled, both on the ice and at the box office, in recent years. They’ve ranked near the bottom of the league in attendance, and have made the playoffs only once in the past decade. They’ve also tangled recently with Broward County (where their arena is located) officials over money and the use of taxpayer money for their arena...
Via Around The Rink
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wayne Gretzky inquires about bringing NHL franchise to Seattle; agent denies report

Wayne Gretzky during a presentation | Photo courtesy of PhotoPin. Wayne Gretzky and a group of investors are inquiring about bringing an NHL franchise to the city of Seattle, per The Washington Post and SportingNews. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has said in the past that he feels the league is not ready to expand. The Canadian Press quotes Gretzky’s agent, Darren Blake, denying...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
11 days ago  |  Discuss

CBC: Wayne Gretzky's agent denies link to Seattle group interested in NHL

#150353173 / gettyimages.comInteresting story, but from an expansion perspective, Seattle would be a nice place to put an NHL team. They "could" become an instant rival with the Vancouver Canucks.CBC.CA -- Wayne Gretzky's agent is denying a report that the Great One is trying to bring an NHL team to Seattle. The New York Post reported Friday that Gretzky is part of...
Via Goon's World
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Rumors: Wayne Gretzky trying to get a team to Seattle?

On Friday, the New York Post reported that Wayne Gretzky is trying to bring an NHL franchise to Seattle, Washington. Josh Kosman and Larry Brooks from The New York Post wrote:"Wayne Gretzky has joined a group of investors hoping to bring a National Hockey League team to Seattle."commons.m.wikimedia.orgShortly after, Gretzkys agent, Darren Blake, denied having any interest...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Gretzky trying to bring NHL team to Seattle

Could NHL hockey be coming to Seattle? Seattle has long been considered one of the premier locations for an NHL team to relocate to…or possible expand into. Now, NHL legend Wayne Gretzky is part of a group actively trying to bring North America’s top hockey league to the Emerald City. According to the New York Post, Gretzky has joined a group of investors who are trying to get...
Via Around The Rink
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report- Wayne Gretzky Part Of A Group Trying To Bring NHL Hockey To Seattle

from Josh Kosman and Larry Brooks of the New York Post, Wayne Gretzky has joined a group of investors hoping to bring a National Hockey League team to Seattle, The Post has learned. The Gretzky group is one of three looking to bring an NHL franchise to the home of Starbucks, sources said — but each faces an uphill battle in that league Commissioner Gary Bettman has not...
Via Kukla's Korner
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Paulina Gretzky Covered ‘Picture’ By Kid Rock In The Least Cool Paulina Gretzky Moment Ever

Via Instagram Paulina Gretzky seems cool. She’s always doing hipster photoshoots on Instagram, working hard to perfect her golf swing or … I don’t know, she’s a gorgeous model who is Wayne Gretzky’s daughter, I don’t care if she’s dancing to the Thong Song, she’s cool. The least cool Paulina Gretzky moment ever was posted on Instagram today, officially topping ...
Via With Leather
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Paulina Gretzky Hits The Mic

Paulina Gretzky is the daughter of the Great One, Wayne Gretzky, and currently engaged to Dustin Johnson has been making a name for herself this year especially when she graced that controversial Golf Digest cover.  Now, she shows us that she can still hit the mic and sing too as she posted on her Instagram.   This is not the first time we have seen Gretzky sing, here a video...
Via Beyond The Benches
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings fan wears heels on ice, regrets it

Wearing high heels onto ice is not advisable. L.A. is very much a hockey town, with very loyal, committed fans. This team and its fans fought through decades of hardship, the arrival and departure of Wayne Gretzky and these jerseys to win two Stanley Cups in three seasons. While the interviews and celebrations were happening on the ice after Alec Martinez’s game winner, family...
Via Awful Announcing
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Man Behind L.A. Kings Twitter Account Trying To Make Game Updates Fun

Wayne Gretzky helped make the Los Angeles Kings a relevant NHL team in 1988 and through the early ’90s after he was traded there from the Edmonton Oilers. And Pat Donahue Jr. helped make them relevant again during their run at what would be their first Stanley Cup win in the 2011-12 season. Donahue is the man behind the Kings’ Twitter account, which is known throughout sports...
Via NESN.com
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Paulina Gretzky Takes A Stanley Cup Selfie With The Great One

Paulina Gretzky repped the Stanley Cup probable Kings by taking a selfie with her dad Wayne Gretzky.
Via Gamedayr
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

LA Kings “Fans” Expect Wayne Gretzky To Have Big Impact

Fox Sports’ Aja Dang went down to Venice Beach to see how much some Los Angeles Kings “fans” would know about the Stanley Cup Final. As it turns out, a lot of people expect Wayne Gretzky to have a major impact on the outcome of the Final. It’s always shocking to me that people will […] The post LA Kings “Fans” Expect Wayne Gretzky To Have Big Impact appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky Won’t Pick Stanley Cup Final Winner, Pulling For Both Teams

Wayne Gretzky played for both the Los Angeles Kings and New York Rangers in his Hall of Fame career, so he’s going to have a lot of interest in this year’s Stanley Cup Final between the two teams. Gretzky was in attendance Wednesday night for Game 1 at Staples Center in L.A., and he dropped the ceremonial first puck before the game. One of the game’s great ambassadors, Gretzky’s...
Via NESN.com
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky And His Fantastic Hair Dropped The Ceremonial Puck Before Game 1 Of The Stanley Cup Final

via @NHL NHL legend Wayne Gretzky was invited to drop the puck before Game 1 of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night in Los Angeles. Gretzky, who spent time with both the Kings and Rangers during his Hall of Fame career, cleaned himself up quite nice for the occasion. The Great One must have known he had to compete with Henrik Lundqvist, that’s really the only explanation...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky’s 1980s Glamor Shots Win The Internet

The 1980s were a special time for Wayne Gretzky fans. They were able to see “The Great One” score hundreds of goals, win 4 Stanley Cups with the Edmonton Oilers, and for the low low price of $7, they could receive posters and photos of a mullet-coiffed Gretzky in silk shirts and pastel sweaters. Flickr user Jeffery Simpson was lucky enough to become one of Gretzky’s “special...
Via The Roosevelts
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

By making a play for Wayne Gretzky, Washington Capitals’ next move could be a Great One

The rumors have been swirling for a few days now: The Washington Capitals have been talking to Wayne Gretzky about becoming team president. Those rumors are probably just aimless speculation around a general manager job that has been vacant for nearly a month, but the idea is worth considering. Almost as soon as the chatter began, people began scoffing at the thought: The Caps have...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Would Rick Tocchet be the right coach for the Penguins?

Reading just the headline – we thought – nahhh. But…. A ton of good points in this piece if you really think about it. [ Pens need Tocchet ] But Tocchet, who won the Stanley Cup with the Penguins in 1992, knows how to deal with stars. Tocchet was teammates with Mario Lemieux and Wayne Gretzky, winning their respect and trust. Take it or leave it, it is a decent thought. Of...
Via The Pensblog
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Imagine Wayne Gretzky Running The Washington Capitals

Pierre LeBrun of ESPN recently reported... Despite repeated reports linking Wayne Gretzky to Washington, it doesn’t sound as though The Great One and the Capitals are a match at this point. Whether it’s for president of hockey operations or another high-end executive job, at this hour, it doesn’t look like it’s going to happen. Which is too bad, because No. 99 in that...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Great Gretzky is NOT headed to the Caps

Rumors have been swirling since the Washington Capitals fired GM George McPhee and coach Adam Oates that the Great Wayne Gretzky could be headed to Washington in a front office position, mainly as Team President.   Those rumors were confirmed by Gretzky after he said that a few brief, casual conversations were had between him and Caps’ owner Ted Leonsis.  The rumors were also...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky reveals the one current player he'd like to play with

Hypotheticals are always fun. If The Great One were still playing hockey today which team would he want to play for? “I’d like to give Patrick Kane the puck,” Gretzky said during an appearance on the Dan Patrick Show Wednesday. “He’s a pretty good player.” While he admires LA Kings coach Darryl Sutter, Gretzky said he’d go with the Blackhawks as the team that’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Trotz has interview with Capitals

The Capitals’ search for a new coach and general manager took an interesting twist on Wednesday when TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger reported that Barry Trotz was in Washington on Tuesday to interview for the club’s coaching vacancy. Dreger also reported that Wayne Gretzky, rumored to be interested in joining the Capitals’ front office, has not talked to the Capitals about...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky still has interest in becoming Caps president

  Photo: Getty Images Acording to CSN’s Chuck Gormley, Wayne Gretzky still wants to become the president of the Washington Capitals after having several, “more than casual conversations,” with the franchise However, Gormley’s source believes that if the Caps were seriously interested in having “The Great One” as their president, they would have hired him by now. In...
Via DC Sports-Kings
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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