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Wayne Gretzky

Wayne Gretzky

NHL.com takes you for a tour of "The Great One's" career with a look back at his greatest game, his Hall of Fame induction and his place among hockey's immortals.

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Maurice Richard

Maurice Richard

NHL.com takes you for a tour of "The Great One's" career with a look back at his greatest game, his Hall of Fame induction and his place among hockey's immortals.

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Jean Beliveau

Jean Beliveau

NHL.com takes you for a tour of "The Great One's" career with a look back at his greatest game, his Hall of Fame induction and his place among hockey's immortals.

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Epic events

Heroes of Hockey

Heroes of Hockey

Hockey's heritage is one of thrills, chills and tremendous accomplishments. Here's an in-depth look at some of the hockey's biggest stars.

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The Ultimate Six

The Ultimate Six

Choosing the six greatest hockey players of all time at each position -- a Hall of Fame All-Star squad if you will -- is a mind-boggling task.

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All-time greats

Greats of Yesteryear

A look at some of the players who have taken home NHL hardware that you may not be all that familiar with.

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Special Features

Linden retirment

Linden

Trevor Linden will always be "Captain Canuck." Linden became only the second Canuck to have his uniform number retired.

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Gordie's Birthday

Goride How

One day shy of his 80th birthday, the Detroit Red Wings honored Hall of Famer Gordie Howe at Joe Louis Arena.


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Hockey Evolution

Hockey evolution

Hockey's not for dummies, but the folks at Hockey for Dummies have some ideas about how hockey has evolved into a compelling game.

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Other Features

Quote of the Day

We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5