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Hull, Bobby

(Encyclopedia) Hull, Bobby (Robert Marvin Hull, Jr.), 1939–, Canadian hockey player. Considered to be the best left wing in the sport's history, Hull was skating from age three and began playing…

Sports Teams with the Same Names

The Question: I need to know the seven professional sports teams that have the same names, i.e. the Cardinals (NFL Arizona, MLB St. Louis), Rangers (NHL New…

Expansion/Merger Timetable

For teams currently in NHL. 1919-Quebec Bulldogs finally take the ice after sitting out NHL's first two seasons; 1924-Boston Bruins and Montreal Maroons; 1925-New York Americans and…

Through the Years: NHL City and Nickname Changes

1919—Toronto Arenas renamed St. Pats; 1920—Quebec Bulldogs move to Hamilton and becomes Tigers (will fold in 1925); 1926—Toronto St. Pats renamed Maple Leafs; 1929—Detroit Cougars renamed Falcons.…

The Growth of the NHL

Expansion/Merger TimetableCity and Nickname ChangesDefunct NHL TeamsWHA Teams (1972-79) Of the four franchises that comprised the National Hockey League (NHL) at the start of the 1917-18 season, only…

World Hockey Association

WHA Finals The World Hockey Association began play in 1972-73 as a 12-team rival of the 56-year-old NHL. The WHA played for the AVCO World Trophy in its seven playoff finals (Avco Financial…