February 21, 1983 | John Feinstein
Mark Messier, the No. 2 Oiler, is clearly tops among NHL left wings
October 16, 2000 | Mark Beech
Nobody in New York seems to care that Mark Messier is 39, or that his plus-minus rating for his three-season stint in Vancouver was-37. Those are just numbers. To the overpaid, underachieving Rangers, for whom he...
October 16, 2000 | Michael Farber
Unlike in other leagues, a captain in the NHL not only wears his rank on his jersey but also can wield as much influence over his teammates as the coach
November 23, 1998 | Pierre McGuire
Oilers forward Bill Guerin (below), who led the NHL with 12 goals at week's end, is the perfect example of a talented player who excels when the restraints of a rigid system are taken off. The 28-year-old Guerin, who...
December 26, 1988 | E.M. Swift
Edmonton is still a good team, but not a great one