Dave Stubbs of the Montreal Gazette remembers Roger Crozier, an acrobatic goalie who never quite got the recognition he deserved.
Aftonbladet, a Swedish paper, is promoting a new book - Pelle Lindbergh: Behind The White Mask. The paper reprints a passage, albeit in Swedish, about Lindbergh's time at the 1979 WJC. There are some interesting photos to see even if you can't read Swedish.
Sports Illustrated does a lot of name dropping in The Game's Names. Hockey's history is loaded with evocative monikers, writes Brian Cazeneuve.
Joseph Nieforth of SIHRHockey.org remembers all the hockey-related deaths of 2006.
Also, check out the newest channel here at the Legends Of Hockey Network: St. Louis Blues Legends:
|Red Berenson - Best known for his 6 goals in one game, "The Red Baron" was the first NHL hockey star in St. Louis. He would later become a legendary college coach.
|Bernie Federko - In a franchise known for its loyalty amongst players, Bernie Federko bled St. Louis blue unlike any other. He quietly had a Hall of Fame career.
|"Mr Goalie" Glenn Hall - The grandfather of butterfly goaltending played a record 502 consecutive games without a mask.
|Brett Hull - Growing up in the shadow of one of the greatest hockey players of all time, The Golden Brett retired as the third highest goal scorer in National Hockey League history.
|Adam Oates - "Hull & Oates" played some fine music together in St. Louis. While Hull got much of the accolades, Oates deserved just as much.
|Brian Sutter - The first of six brothers to play in the National Hockey League, Brian set the tone for what would become best known as "Sutter Hockey."