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Florida Hockey History: Florida Breakers

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In 1976, former NHL exec Bill Putnam took three swings at bringing the WHA to the Hollywood Sportatorium and came up empty.

Cats HC Candidate Ron Wilson

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We continue to take a look at the six men who could be the next head coach of the Florida Panthers. Next in line, Ron Wilson.

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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

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

Revisiting Florida's Hockey History

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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

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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

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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)

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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.

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