Tag: Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: Mario Lemieux, the song.

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com Today's TT is straight out of the so-bad-it's-good file. What it is, exactly, is somewhat elusive. We believe it's the music video to a song called "Mario Lemieux" by...

Throwback Thursday: Sittler’s record night.

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com What were you doing on this day 37 years ago? If you were the Toronto Maple Leafs' statistician, you were scrounging through the NHL record books to find out who...

Throwback Thursday: Donnybrook of the decade?

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com This is barely a throwback, but just roll with it. On Dec. 28, two Southern Professional Hockey League teams, the Huntsville (Alabama) Havoc and Mississippi Surge participated in one of...

Throwback Thursday: ‘Penalty Box,’ the song.

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com There's a long, hilarious tradition of hockey enforcers parlaying their popularity to something that transcends the game. Often it's something cheesy. Think Dan Carcillo's radio show, Paul Bissonnette's Twitter...

Throwback Thursday: Transform your home into the Maple Leaf Gardens!

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com Since the Toronto Maple Leafs haven't hung a Stanley Cup banner of their own in any of the last five decades, there would be a cruel irony to hanging...

Throwback Thursday: The WHA.

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com Ask any teenager to define "wha" and he or she will plainly tell you that it's slang for "what?", as in "wha'happened?", knowing nothing of the short-lived hockey league...

Throwback Thursday: Remembering the dominanting career of Dominik Hasek.

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com I can recall several years ago interviewing CBC Analyst and "Battle of the Blades" contestant Brad May. He was in the twilight of his career with the Anaheim Ducks....

Throwback Thursday: ‘If I was Gary Bettman, I’d be worried about my family.’

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com With those famous words, then-32-year-old defenseman Chris Chelios laid down the gauntlet for every crass word directed at the NHL commissioner by an active player. It's one heck of...

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Kristin Chenoweth’s New York Confidential

The Emmy and Tony Award winner shares her passion for a particular New York City restaurant. "I love Café Lalo, It’s very sentimental because I...

Jennifer Lopez Getting Married?

By Pippa Rodriguez At her final off-the-charts show “All I Have” in Las Vegas, Jennifer Lopez was evasive about potential nuptials with her main squeeze,...

‘Today’ producer Vivian Solomon lives by Latino family traditions

This article originally appeared on NYDailyNews.com Tradition and character mean a lot to Vivian Solomon, producer at the "Today" show, who was born and raised...