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The day the NHL changed forever

Dave Carney 8/9/2021 Thirty years ago today, Wayne Gretzky was traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings. The trade was at Gretzky’s request. He was sent to the Kings with Mike Krushelnyski and Marty McSorley. Edmonton received Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelina, three first-round draft picks and cash. The Gretzky trade sent Canada […]

“Mr. Clean” Steve Garvey

6/7/2021 On “This Day in Sports History” 1982 Steve Garvey played his 1,000th consecutive game for the Dodgers, becoming just the 5th Major League player to do so at that time. Take a look back at the career highlights of “Mr. Clean” Steve Garvey and enjoy the by-gone era of baseball when shifts weren’t on, […]

’68 Canadiens win their 23rd NHL Stanley Cup

Dave Carney 5/24/2021 On “This Day in Sports History” the Montreal Canadiens won their 23rd NHL Stanley Cup Championship. Take a look back to when hockey was, “no-helemt no-problem”, and fights were supposed to be part of the game in this incredible NHL film chronicling the Canadiens remarkable 23rd Stanley Cup Championship. Related posts: Today […]

Hank Aaron get’s his 3,000th hit

Dave Carney 5/14/2021  It was on This Day in Sports History (1970) that “Hammering” Hank Aaron notched his 3,000th career hit. Take a look back at this incredible feat in today’s “Classic Sports Moment”! Related posts: Joe Dimaggio makes his Major League debut on-this-day (1936) Rodgers vs Brady (I) Today in sports history: USA beats […]

Remembering: Mike Kearns and The Swing Crew

Dave Carney 4/13/2021 Mike Kearns, legendary broadcaster apparently had un-tapped potential as a song-bird as evidenced in this now decade old video from the 25th Anniversary Charlie Kearns Memorial Golf Tournament. Mike who passed away last week has left a hole in the hearts of many people in La Crosse and surrounding areas, and in […]

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