Category Archives: Fulltilt Legends

FullTilt Legends: Joey Kocur

Joey Kocur doing what he does best (NYR)

Joey Kocur doing what he does best (NYR)

Joey Kocur was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on December 21, 1964. He was drafted #88 overall in the 1983 NHL Draft by the Detroit Red Wings. Kocur made his NHL debut with the Red Wings during the 1985-86 season and in 17 games he recorded 1 point (his 1st NHL goal) and had 64 PIM. He also appeared in 3 playoff games recording a goal and had 5 PIM.

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FullTilt Legends: Nick Fotiu

Nick Fotiu NYR (Photo: Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty Images)

What makes a hockey player a fan favorite? Is it the blistering slapshot? Is it a player who has the flair for the dramatic? Is it the goalie that makes one spectacular save after another? Another way to become a fan favorite and be forever etched into the minds, hearts and souls of team’s fans is the player who stands up for his teammates. Read more

FULLTILT LEGENDS: MARK MESSIER

Mission Complete! Messier ends the curse in 1994 (NYDN)

Mission Complete! Messier ends the curse in 1994 (NYDN)

To say Mark Messier is a legend would be a gross understatement. Simply put, the man is an immortal. 6 Stanley Cup Championships, 2 Hart Trophies, a Conn Smythe Trophy, 2nd leading all time scorer in NHL history. If you stopped there it would be enough, but it continues. NHL & WHA Hall of Famer & the only player to Captain two different organizations to win the Stanley Cup. Read more

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