2016 Sport Addiction Year in Review

2016 was a strange year for everyone as there was a lot of bad in the world but sports was there to provide an escape with plenty of great to go along with the not so great.

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NHL Week in Review (June 5-11)

The Stanley Cup Finals continued but the hockey world took a break to recognise one of the greatest to ever play the game as Mr Hockey passed away.

NHL Week in Review (October 26-November 1)

The NHL has reached their first suedo-deadline of the season as it was time for the teams to make a decision on their young talent. Throughout the last few years young talent has been the key for many teams in making a difference. With the rise of the 20-somethings the league has become younger and a great young player can change everything about a team. The debate over whether to keep a young player in the league or send him back has become tougher and tougher every year with more young players having an impact.

HHOF Profile: Mark Howe

Being the son of a man with the stature of Gordie Howe can have its problems with standards of play. Gordie Howe was player of a different time and yet a player still used as a measuring stick for toughness. Howe is generally mentioned alongside the Bobby Orr’s and Wayne Gretzky’s of the NHL but is a different breed. The only thing you really need to know about Gordie Howe is that his name is now used as an accomplishment in the NHL. A Gordie Howe hat trick in the NHL is when a player gets and assist, goal, and a fight in one game.

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