1. On this day in 1999, Wayne Gretzky played his final NHL game. That day, his number was retired across the NHL. At the time of his retirement, he held 61 NHL records. The usual three-year waiting period for the Hockey Hall of Fame was also waived for him. En ce jour de 1999, Wayne G
  2. On this day in 1992, Ace Bailey died. In his NHL career from 1926 to 1933, he won a Stanley Cup and led the NHL in scoring in 1929. His career ended on an Eddie Shore hit in 1933. A Hockey Hall of Famer, his benefit game is considered the first NHL All-Star Game. En ce jour de 1992,
  3. It is Irish Heritage Month and each day I am looking at the history of Irish Canadians in Canada. Today, it is the story of hockey star "One-Eyed" Frank McGee! Frank McGee was born in Ottawa in 1882 to John Joseph and Helen McGee. His father was a clerk with the privy council and h
  4. On this day in 1985, Eddie Shore died. Born in 1902, he became one of the best defencemen in NHL history. He won four Hart trophies, two Stanley Cups and is in the Hockey Hall of Fame. Click to learn more 👇 En ce jour de 1985, Eddie Shore est décédé. Né en 1902, il est devenu l'un des
  5. Safest country to visit in 2024 is the ultimate holiday spot with 'breathtaking natural wonder'

    By Anna Barry Staying safe on is at the top of everyone's list of priorities when it comes to booking a holiday. For those planning on jetting abroad this year, travel experts have compiled a list of the safest places to travel to in 2024. Travellers who are keen to explore outside
  6. Former NHL player, coach Tony Granato reveals cancer diagnosis

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  7. Legendary Sabres broadcaster Rick Jeanneret dies at 81

    Rick Jeanneret, the Hall of Fame hockey broadcaster who called Buffalo Sabres games for over 50 years, has died at 81. By Jace Evans, USA TODAY Rick Jeanneret, the legendary hockey broadcaster who called Buffalo Sabres games for over 50 years, died Thursday, the team announced. He