On November 9, 1972, Boston Bruin’s John Bucyk became the seventh NHL player to score his 1000th career point with a goal against the Detroit Red Wings. The Bruins finished the game with a 8-3 victory. Bucyk started his career with the Red Wings in 1955 and shipped off to Boston after two seasons. He…
A pop icon for Quebecois became the first to achieve the NHL milestone.
On October 18, 1974, Nathaniel “Nate the Great” Thurmond became the first NBA player to complete a quadruple-double, lifting the Chicago Bulls to a 120-115 victory over the Atlanta Hawks. Thurmond totaled 22 points, 14 rebounds, 13 assists and 12 blocks. The Hawks led the Bulls 56-51 going into halftime and the score was tied at…
Roy’s ability on the ice did not transfer to the team’s front office.
The fight of his life was ahead both on and off the court.
Getting the right players but a good team does not come without an outstanding coach.
The White Sox upset the Cubs in the 1906 World Series helping build the rivalry fans still attach themselves to today.
The first World Series was played in 1903. It has grown massively in popularity since then.