Wayne Gretzky and Stanley Cup

As Wayne Gretzky lifted the 1984 Stanley Cup, it marked the beginning of the end of NHL dynasties

On May 19, 1984, the Edmonton Oilers won their first Stanley Cup. And it was the beginning of the end of the last dynasty the National Hockey League will ever see. Salaries, free agency and greedy players have guaranteed that we will never see the likes of the Montréal Canadiens’, New York Islanders’ or Oilers’ dynasties again. And that stinks. (more…)

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