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The WHA and The Caps

In today's Caps Clips the subject of who was the best player to play his entire career for the Caps, and in that discussion, the Bengt Gusstafsson's time in the WHA came up when he played for...

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An Orange Third Jersey

A great way to pay tribute to those WHA roots

Phoenix Coyotes Preseason Countdown: 9 Days

Today's edition of the Countdown looks at the two players who have worn number nine for this franchise.

Revisiting Florida's Hockey History

You'll have to look far earlier than the Panthers and Lightning when seeking the historical genesis of professional pucks in the land of palm trees, space launches & Mickey Mouse.

Florida Hockey History: Jacksonville Barons

The rise of the WHA in 1972 pushed the legendary AHL Barons franchise out of Cleveland, all the way down to Jacksonville, where it would ultimately be laid to rest.

Pre-Calgary: Flames Fail To Ignite Atlanta

Despite making the playoffs 6 times in eight seasons, the Atlanta Flames were ultimately forced to head north for Calgary.

How the WHA Invented Modern Hockey (Repost)

In honour of the Rebel League's 40th Anniversary, and inspired in part by Ben's history post, I thought I'd repost my 2010 article on how the changes to professional hockey inspired by the WHA continue to reverberate to this day. Forgive the wacky formatting: website changes will do that.

Would A Second WHA Have Market Access And Competitive Arenas?

Would a second coming of the WHA have access to hockey markets and competitive arenas to create a successful league?

Frozen Grounds: The Lesson of the Winnipeg Jets

Sports fans in Seattle may be getting excited at the prospect of getting the Sonics "back". But in truth, they'll never get the actual Sonics franchise back. Just ask hockey fans in Winnipeg.

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