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NHL Season by Season Capsules: An Index



I spent the summer of 2014 recapping every NHL season from 1917 through 1999. I will be adding the seasons of the new millennium soon, allowing for a complete archive. With the season just around the corner I look forward to returning my focus to player biographies and other hockey history projects. I have over 100 posts prepared already, guaranteeing a lot of new content for the upcoming season.

Here is a full index of the NHL season by season recaps -

1917-18 - The Birth Of The NHL
1918-19 - Flu Kills Player, Stanley Cup Cancelled
1919-20 - The Phantom Of Hockey
1920-21 - Ottawa Rules Land Of Hockey
1921-22 - Babe, Punch and Sprague
1922-23 - Montreal Canadiens Shock Hockey World Twice
1923-24 - NHL Gains It's Hart
1924-25 - NHL Hockey Heads To America
1925-26 - Hockey Takes Manhattan
1926-27 - The Original Six Are Set
1927-28 - Lester Patrick Saves The Day
1928-29 - The Year Of The Shutout

1929-30 - Goal Rush!
1930-31 - Smythe's Gamble Pays Off Royally
1931-32 - Gardens Party
1932-33 - Eddie Shore Is All Hart
1933-34 - Tragedies And Near Tragedies
1934-35 - Howie Morenz Traded!
1935-36 - Mud And The Longest Game
1936-37 - Howie Morenz Dies
1937-38 - Goalie Off Street Helps Chicago Win Stanley Cup
1938-39 - The Legend of Sudden Death Hill

1939-40 - Shore Leave
1940-41 - Bruins Streak To Stanley Cup
1941-42 - Hockey Stars Join World War II Efforts
1942-43 - Original Six Era Begins
1943-44 - The Rocket Arrives
1944-45 - Rocket Richard's 50 In 50
1945-46 - NHL Stars Return From War
1946-47 - Kid Named Gordie Howe Arrives
1947-48 - Toronto Gets Max Return In Big Trade
1948-49 - Maple Leafs Hat Trick

1949-50 - Gordie Howe Nearly Dies
1950-51 - Stanley Cup Hero Bill Barilko Vanishes
1951-52 - Bill Mosienko's 21 Second Hat Trick
1952-53 - Rocket Becomes NHL Scoring King
1953-54 - Canadiens Sign Jean Beliveau
1954-55 - Rocket Richard Riot Rocks Montreal
1955-56 - Hockey's Greatest Dynasty Begins
1956-57 - Player Uprising
1957-58 - Willie O'Ree Breaks Unofficial Colour Barrier
1958-59 - Leafs Pack Punch

1959-60 - Face Of Hockey Changes Forever
1960-61 - Season Of Change
1961-62 - Leafs Back on Top
1962-63 - Gordie Howe's Last Great NHL Season
1963-64 - Leafs Three-Peat On Bobby Baun's Broken Leg Goal
1964-65 - Change On The Horizon
1965-66 - Bobby Hull Tops 50 Goals
1966-67 - Bobby Orr Debuts
1967-68 - NHL Expansion
1968-69 - Habs Win Again, But Espo, Orr Lead Rising Bruins

1969-70 - Ted Green Nearly Dies In Stick Fight
1970-71 - Rookie Sensation Ken Dryden Stuns Boston Bruins
1971-72 - Goodbye Howe, Beliveau
1972-73 - A Whole New Hockey World
1973-74 - Flyers First Expansion Stanley Cup Champion
1974-75 - Orr, Espo's Last Hurrah; Howe, Hull Excite In WHA
1975-76 - Phil Esposito Traded
1976-77 - Guy Lafleur Leads Habs to 60 Wins And Stanley Cup
1977-78 - Who's The Boss?
1978-79 - Hello Gretzky, Goodbye WHA

1979-80 - Miracle On Ice
1980-81 - Gretzky Smashes Records; Bossy's 50 in 50
1981-82 - Gretzky Obliterates NHL Record Book
1982-83 - Islanders Stop Gretzky For 4th Straight Stanley Cup
1983-84 - Gretzky, Oilers Win First Stanley Cup
1984-85 - Super Mario Arrives
1985-86 - Unbeatable Oilers Beat Themselves
1986-87 - Oilers Back On Top
1987-88 - Canada Cup Magic
1988-89 - Gretzky Trade Shocks The World

1989-90 - Soviet Invasion
1990-91 - Mario Lifts Stanley Cup
1991-92 - Labour Wars Begin
1992-93 - Roy's Habs Beat Gretzky's Kings
1993-94 - Drought Ended
1994-95 - Dead Puck Era Begins
1995-96 - NHL Goes Mile High; Canada Loses Franchises
1996-97 - Triumph And Tragedy
1997-98 - Olympic Proportions
1998-99 - Goodbye Gretzky

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I think your work is just outstanding.

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