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Mark Messier takes on advisory role with the Oilers

Mark Messier has confirmed the reports stating he has taken on a new role with the Edmonton Oilers. Messier now serves as an “advisor or consultant” to the Oilers, according to a recent interview seen on the Oilers’ website. Here’s what Messier had to say about his new role: “I am available for anything that they need me to do or talk about. For example, just coming in...
Via Puck Drunk Love
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Messier joins Oilers ‘in an advisory role’

Mark Messier's chosen to get into the "business of hockey," but he's not doing so in New York. Via NHL.com, the Edmonton Oilers website's Chris Wescott revealed that Messier's joining the Edmonton Oilers as an advisor: Mark Messier spoke with the Edmonton media on Tuesday and confirmed that he serves in an advisory role with the Oilers organization...
Via Kukla's Korner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Messier Hat-Trick vs New Jersey Devils - Game 6 ECF 1994

After falling behind 3-2 in the 1994 Eastern Conference Finals, captain Mark Messier guaranteed his team, the New York Rangers, would win Game Six versus the New Jersey Devils. He was right. Watch him register a hat-trick in this classic NHL moment. [s/t HockeyWebCaster]. Fuelled by his epic performance, the NYR went on to win Game Seven as well - Stephane Matteau scored his memorable...
Via Talk Hockey
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Nice Profit On A Mark Messier Game Worn Rangers Sweater

from David Seideman at Forbes, Over the weekend at the White Plains County Center, Kenny Palma, a dealer and collector, set up in his usual space in the corner of the East Coast National sports collectors show, as he has pretty much since he entered the sports memorabilia business just four years ago. Baseball bats, cleats, and catcher’s equipment were piled high on a dozen...
Via Kukla's Korner
28 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cuba Gooding Jr.'s odd behavior at NHL Awards

For some reason, Cuba Gooding Jr. was chosen to be a presenter at Tuesday night’s NHL Awards. And his performance and demeanor on stage were even more awkward than you’d think. He started off talking about a “reverse oreo,” which poked fun about being in the middle of Mark Messier and Adam Graves. But this wasn’t stand-up comedy hour, and it wasn’t the right time for...
Via The Sports Daily
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Messier kind-of-sort-of endorses the Rangers’ contending status

I believe that the New York Post's Brett Cyrgalis snagged this quip from a certain Mark Messier, regarding the New York Rangers' Stanley Cup chances, to get people talking, so enjoy: “They’re definitely playing well at the right time of year,” Messier, now a paid consultant to the Oilers, told The Post over the phone, as part of a media tour for the Can-Am Spyder...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Messier is really good at guaranteeing stuff

Back in 1994, New York Rangers' captain Mark Messier guaranteed victory against the New Jersey Devils in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Rangers won that game, they won game 7, and they went on to win the Stanley Cup a couple of weeks later.In this new commercial for the Can-Am Spyder, Messier is continuing his tradition of guaranteeing things. I know...it's...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Messier receives Order of Hockey in Canada

Mark Messier was one of three recipients of the Order of Hockey in Canada for his contributions to the game. Messier, who won six Stanley Cups during a Hall of Fame career with Edmonton, the New York Rangers and Vancouver, was honored along with Paul Henderson and coach Dave King. During a two-hour ceremony held on Parliament Hill, Messier broke down as he spoke of the national...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Messier Wins $6 Million Arbitration Case Against the Vancouver Canucks

Brad Ziemer of the Vancouver Sun fills us in on former Rangers captain Mark Messier winning a case against the Vancouver Canucks for $6 million in deferred money from his brief stint with the team. Messier left New York in the summer of 1997 to sign a five-year contract with Vancouver for $6 million a season. Messier exercised a clause in his contract after the third season and was...
Via NY Rangers Blog
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Mark Messier Believes Vancouver Canucks Still Owe Him Money From 2000

Mark Messier stopped playing for the Vancouver Canucks way back in 2000. But according to the former captain, the Canucks still may owe him some money for his services. Messier seems to believe that his contract included certain clauses guaranteeing him more money, according to the Vancouver Province. The Canucks have arranged for an arbitrator to hear the case in the spring to determine...
Via NESN.com
December 17, 2011  |  Discuss
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