September 26, 2005 | Edited by Mark Bechtel and Stephen Cannella
Another lock for the Hall of Fame drops the curtain on his NHL career
February 17, 2003 | David Sabino
These five stars have played long enough to leave lasting legacies but stayed strong enough, as they faced the Big Four-O, to perform at a level that still approaches their top form
November 04, 2002 | Steve Rushin
OVERRATEDBeing UnderratedLast spring, every media outlet in North America—from the Hamilton Spectator to Fort Lauderdale's Sun-Sentinel—called Carolina Hurricanes captain Ron Francis the most underrated player in...
October 14, 2002 | Daniel G. Habib
Ron Francis begins '02-03 having played in 1,569 games, 46 behind Larry Murphy for second place and 198 behind Gordie Howe.
June 10, 2002
Of all The Hurricanes fans cheering on their team's improbable run to the Stanley Cup finals (page 50), not one is more loyal than 11-year-old Tyler Kessler of Raleigh. And of all the players he roots for, Tyler is...