Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday

Guess what dear reader you get an extra dose of Trivia Thursday this week. I neglected to give the answer for last week’s question…so … How did you do with this week’s question? If you answered …Wayne Gretzky …you are correct. The Great One won the league MVP or better known as the Hart MemorialContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Willie O’Ree

O ‘ Ree is known best for being the first black player in the National Hockey League. O’Ree played as a winger for the Boston Bruins. O’Ree is referred to as the “Jackie Robinson of ice hockey” due to breaking the black color barrier in the sport, and has stated publicly that he had metContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Willie O’Ree”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Grant Fuhr

Grant Fuhr is a Canadian former ice hockey goaltender in the National Hockey League and former goaltending coach for the Phoenix Coyotes. In 2003, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. He is best remembered for a decade of stellar play for the Edmonton Oilers in the 1980s. He won a total ofContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Grant Fuhr”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Brian Trottier

Nicknamed “Trots”, he was drafted in 2nd round, 22nd overall by the New York Islanders in the 1974 NHL Entry Draft. Trottier played his first fifteen seasons in the NHL with the Islanders.[3] He set an NHL rookie record of 95 points and won the Calder Trophy as the league’s Rookie of the year inContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Brian Trottier”