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Time on ice with Lemieux is 'highlight' for young Crosby

...That's probably the highlight of my career," said Crosby, the 18-year-old rookie and heir apparent to the greatest hockey player to play in Pittsburgh. "I scored a couple goals, it was a fun game. We made some great plays, some fun plays...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/25/hoc_49250.shtml
Hockey
Trade reunites former teammates

...goals in 1999-2000 and was named the ECHL's MVP, was acquired Wednesday in a three-team trade. "He's a great hockey player," said Gauthier, who came over from Dayton in a trade Nov. 19. "The guy has sick hands and is a great finisher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/07/lyn_362780.shtml
Lynx
Trade reunites former teammates

...goals in 1999-2000 and was named the ECHL's MVP, was acquired Wednesday in a three-team trade. "He's a great hockey player," said Gauthier, who came over from Dayton in a trade Nov. 19. "The guy has sick hands and is a great finisher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/06/lyn_362605.shtml
Lynx
Trades part of business in hockey

...two sides to every coin, and we're getting a great guy coming in here in Jeff Bes. From what I hear, he's a great hockey player, and I think the guys are pretty excited about him coming aboard. In a time like this when the team is struggling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/13/lyn_325920.shtml
Lynx
Gretzky best of century

...He finished as the NHL's career scoring champion -- and it's not even close. Gretzky was selected as the greatest hockey player of the century by a six-member panel of experts assembled by The Associated Press. Gordie Howe was second with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/08/hoc_276894.shtml
Hockey
In hockey mad Canada, the Great One revered as national treasure

...hockey, and he just laughed." Within 10 years of that interview, Gretzky was well on the way to becoming the greatest hockey player in history, dominating an often brutish sport with finesse and intelligence. The scope of his achievements are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/17/hoc_259206.shtml
Hockey
'Fearless' Roenick calls it quits after 20 seasons

...Wilson said. Several of his Sharks teammates of the past two seasons were in attendance. "He is one of the greatest hockey players to play this game," Wilson said. "He played hard. He was fearless. He'd go through the wall. I've had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/07/hoc_543532.shtml
Hockey
Young star is passed over

...Gretzky also told Penguins owner-player Mario Lemieux that Crosby was under consideration. "There are a lot of great hockey players from Canada, and I realize that," Crosby said. "You're not making an all-star team, you're not choosing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/23/oly_35351.shtml
Olympics
Thrashers edge Rangers

...Nurminen made 28 saves. "Discipline is a big part of life," Hartley said of Kovalchuk's punishment. "He's a great hockey player, and he's certainly a great part of this organization. He has a lot to offer on the ice, but like any other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/01/hoc_407334.shtml
Hockey
Dumont haunts former team

...104 games for Augusta from 1999-2001, left an especially bitter taste in the Lynx's mouths. "Louis is a a great hockey player" Burton said. "I'm sure if he was trying to exact revenge on the Lynx, he got it tonight." For Dumont and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/10/lyn_337775.shtml
Lynx