New items will be added the first of the month... Prices on existing items will be reduced at the end of each month. Joseph Henri Maurice " Rocket " Richard.
August 4, 1921 May 27, 2000 was a Canadian professional ice hockey. Player who played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League. (NHL) for the Montreal Canadiens. He was the first player in NHL history to score 50 goals in one season.
Accomplishing the feat in 50 games. And the first to reach 500 career goals. Richard retired in 1960 as the league's all-time leader in goals. He won the Hart Trophy.As the NHL's most valuable player in 1947, played in 13 All-Star Games. And was named to 14 post-season NHL All-Star Teams. In 2017 Richard was named one of the' 100 Greatest NHL Players.
Richard was a member of eight Stanley Cup. Championship teams, including a league record five straight between 1956 and 1960; he was the team's captain. The Hockey Hall of Fame. Waived its five-year waiting period for eligibility and inducted Richard into the hall in 1961.
In 1975 he was inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. His number, 9, in 1960, and in 1999 donated the Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy. To the NHL, awarded annually to the league's regular season leading goal-scorer. The oldest of eight children, Richard emerged from a poverty-stricken family during the Great Depression.He was initially viewed as a fragile player. A string of injuries prevented him from joining the Canadian military during the Second World War. Outspoken and intense, he was renowned for his physical and occasionally violent style of play. Richard was involved in a vicious on-ice. Incident late in the 195455 season. During which he struck a linesman. Suspended him for the remainder of the season and playoffs, which precipitated the Richard Riot. The riot has taken on a mythical quality in the decades since and is often viewed as a precursor to Quebec's Quiet Revolution.
Richard was a cultural icon among Quebec's francophone population; his legend is a primary motif in Roch Carrier. S short story The Hockey Sweater.An emblematic work of Canadian culture. Richard died in 2000 and became the first non-politician honoured by the province of Quebec with a state funeral.
(born January 3, 1939) is a Canadian. Player who is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. His blonde hair, legendary skating speed, end to end rushes, and the ability to shoot the puck at very high velocity, were all a part of the player known as "The Golden Jet". His talents were such that one or two opposing players were often assigned just to shadow hima tribute to his explosiveness.In his 23 years in the National Hockey League. (NHL) and World Hockey Association. (WHA), Hull played for the Chicago Black Hawks. He won the Hart Memorial Trophy. As the NHL's most valuable player twice and the Art Ross Trophy.
As the NHL's leading point scorer three times, while helping the Black Hawks win the Stanley Cup. He also led the WHA's Winnipeg Jets to Avco Cup championships in 1976 and 1978. He led the NHL in goals seven times, the most of any player in history (tied by Alexander Ovechkin in 201718), and led the WHA in goals one additional time while being the WHA's most valuable player two times.He was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. In 1983, the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame. In 1997, and received the Wayne Gretzky International Award. In 2017 Hull was named one of the' 100 Greatest NHL Players. (March 31, 1928 June 10, 2016) was a Canadian professional. From 1946 to 1980, he played twenty-six seasons in the. (NHL) and six seasons in the. (WHA); his first 25 seasons were spent with the. Hockey, Howe is often considered the most complete player to ever play the game and one of the. He held many of the sport's career scoring records until they were broken in the 1980s by.
Who himself has been a major champion of Howe's legacy. He continues to hold NHL records for most games and seasons played. In 2017, Howe was named one of the. Howe made his NHL debut with the Red Wings in 1946. He won the Art Ross Trophy.For leading the league in scoring each year from 195051. A total of six times, the second most in NHL history. He led the NHL in goal scoring four times. He ranked among the top ten in NHL scoring for 21 consecutive years and set an NHL record for points in a season (95) in 1953, a record which was broken six years later. He won the Stanley Cup. With the Red Wings four times and won six Hart Trophies. As the NHL's most valuable player.
He also led the NHL in playoff points six times. Howe retired for the first time in 1971 and was immediately inducted into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame that same year.He was then inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. The next year, but came back two years later to join his sons Mark. Although in his mid-40s, he scored over 100 points twice in six years, won two straight Avco World Trophies. (1974 and 1975) and was named most valuable player in 1974.
He made a brief return to the NHL in 197980. Playing one season with the Hartford Whalers. Then retired at age 52.
His involvement with the WHA was central to their brief pre- NHL merger. Success, forcing the NHL to recruit European talent and expand to new markets.
Howe was most famous for his scoring prowess, physical strength and career longevity, and redefined the ideal qualities of a forward. He is the only player to have competed in the NHL in five different decades. He became the namesake of the Gordie Howe hat trick. : a goal, an assist and a fight. In the same game, though he only recorded two such games in his career.
He was the inaugural recipient of the NHL Lifetime Achievement Award. (born March 20, 1948) is a. Player, widely acknowledged as one of the. Speed, scoring, and play-making abilities to revolutionize the position of.Starting with 10 with the. Followed by two with the.
Orr remains the only defenceman to have won the league scoring title with two. He holds the record for most. In a single season by a defenceman. Orr won a record eight consecutive.
As the NHL's best defenceman and three consecutive. Orr was inducted into the. In 1979 at age 31, the youngest to be inducted at that time. In 2017 Orr was named one of the. After his hockey career, he became a well-known scout for many professional teams.
He also spends time talking to and mentoring young skaters. Orr started in organized hockey at age eight.He first played as a forward. But moved to defence and was encouraged to use his skating skills to control play. Orr's play in Ontario provincial competition attracted the notice of NHL scouts as early as age twelve. At fourteen, Orr joined the Oshawa Generals.
Affiliate, and he was an all-star for three of his four seasons. In 1966, Orr joined the Boston Bruins, a team that had not won a Stanley Cup. Since 1941 and had not qualified for the playoffs since 1959. With Orr, the Bruins won the Stanley Cup twice, in 1970.
And lost in the 1974 Final. In both victories, Orr scored the clinching goal. And was named the playoff MVP. In the final achievement of his career, he was the MVP of the 1976 Canada Cup.In 1976, Orr left Boston as a free agent. To join the Black Hawks, but repeated injuries had effectively destroyed his left knee, and he retired in 1978 at age 30. Orr's first professional contract was one of the first in professional ice hockey to be negotiated by an agent.
It made him the highest-paid player in NHL history as a rookie. His second contract was the first million-dollar contract in the NHL. However, after his retirement, Orr learned he was deeply in debt and he had to sell off most of what he owned. Orr broke with his agent Alan Eagleson. And sued the Black Hawks to settle his contract.
Orr aided the investigations that led to Eagleson's fraud. Orr also supported the lawsuit. That exposed the corruption of the NHL's pension plan.
Orr entered the player agent business in 1996 and today is president of the Orr Hockey Group agency. As of 2009, the agency represents over 30 active NHL players. Orr is also active in charitable works and in television commercials. Since 1996, Orr has coached a team of junior hockey players in the annual CHL Top Prospects Game. Orr was married in 1972.He is the father of two sons and is a grandfather. Additionally, I slip all autographed photos inside sturdy photo-protective sleeves.
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PLEASE NOTE: Most items come with certificates of authenticity from outside companies (JSA and PSA predominantly; they are the best). Sincerely, Joe Binder , Downers Grove, Illinois. The item "NHL Hockey Hall of Famers Autographed First Day Cover (5) Howe, Orr, Hull, Rocket" is in sale since Friday, March 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\Hockey-NHL\Other Autographed NHL Items". The seller is "calabinder" and is located in Downers Grove, Illinois.This item can be shipped worldwide.