Category Archives: Fulltilt Flashbacks

“And This One Will Last A Lifetime!”

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“Zubov swings it around…Larmer clears the zone! That’s it…54-years of curses are over! No more 1940! The New York Rangers are going to win…1.1…hold the celebration one more time.”- Sam Rosen, Rangers Play-By-Play announcer.

Before the celebration, before the most emotional call a television personality has uttered in the last 25-years, there was one final face-off.

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Remembering 9-11 and the night two rivals walked off the ice brothers

Rangers and Flyers stopped playing to watch President Bush's speech.

Rangers and Flyers stopped playing to watch President Bush’s speech.

September 11th is a day that I will never forget. I was on my way to work, heading east bound on the Long Island Expressway around 8:30 AM. It was a gorgeous day. One so beautiful that I had the windows open and my favorite music blasting. All the while, the world was changing behind me.
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FullTilt Flashback: Gordie Howe destroys Rangers’ tough guy, Lou Fontinato

Fontinato and Howe separated

Fontinato and Howe separated

The great Gordie Howe has passed on at the age of 88. Everyone in the hockey world is mourning his loss and celebrating his life as well. When Howe was 15 years old, he attended a New York Rangers training camp and unfortunately failed to impress. Sadly, the rest is history as he went to Detroit and led them to 4 Stanley Cups. Read more

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