Author Archive: Joe Pelletier

Joe Pelletier is a published author and the world's foremost Hockey History blogger. Joe is the creator of popular hockey websites such as: greatesthockeylegends.com and hockeybookreviews.com.

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Scott Arniel

Scott Arniel

| January 4, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Winnipeg Jets thought they won the draft day jackpot twice back in 1981. The most certainly did with their 1st choice

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Thommie Bergman

Thommie Bergman

| January 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

The NHL and WHA began importing Sweden’s top players in the 1970s, beginning the internationalization of North American hockey.

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Mike Amodeo

Mike Amodeo

| December 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

Mike Amodeo was too small to play defense in the National Hockey League. Just 5’10″ and 190lbs, its pretty rare for a defensive minded back liner to play more than a handful of games

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Markus Mattsson

Markus Mattsson

| December 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Trivia Time – Who surrendered Wayne Gretzky’s first goal as an Edmonton Oiler?

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Larry Hopkins

Larry Hopkins

| December 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

You know your NHL career did not go the way of hockey dreams when you are best known as the mustachioed man mistakenly pictured on another player’s rookie hockey card. That would sum up how hockey history remembers Larry Hopkins, the man pictured as Paul MacLean in the 1982-83 O Pee Chee hockey card set. I guess it can be chalked up to an honest mistake

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