CollectionsMarty Mcsorley
IN THE NEWS

Marty Mcsorley

FEATURED ARTICLES
SPORTS
June 1, 1993 | By Timothy Dwyer, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
When the Lakers are playing, it's called the Fabulous Forum. But when the Kings take the ice, it's called the Mad House on Manchester. And, oh, do these sunbaked hockey fans live up to their Nouveau Bad Boy reputation. It's particularly rough up in the rafter seats, where one leather-lung lambasted a home-team favorite with this admonition: "Come on, McSorley. Be there!" Tough treatment? Yes. Unfeeling? Certainly. But this is the Stanley Cup playoffs. And on hockey night in Hollywood, things can get a little rough.
SPORTS
March 3, 1994 | Daily News Wire Services
Wayne Gretzky seemed as relieved that the Los Angeles Kings finally won a game as he was happy to pull within three goals of tying Gordie Howe as the NHL's all-time goal-scoring leader. "It's a big win," Gretzky said after visiting Los Angeles downed Hartford, 4-1, last night. "We've been struggling lately. " As for his 798th goal, he said, "It's hard not to think about it (Howe's 801 total), because I'm constantly asked about it. I had some good chances, especially in the third period, but we'll have to wait for another game.
SPORTS
March 15, 1996 | Daily News Wire Services
The Los Angeles Kings, ridding their roster of high-priced veterans following the trade of Wayne Gretzky, dealt Marty McSorley, Jari Kurri and Shane Churla to the New York Rangers yesterday for Ray Ferraro and three other players. The Kings also received centers Ian Laperriere and Nathan Lafayette - both marginal players - and defenseman Mattias Norstrom. The seven-player deal comes as Wednesday's NHL trade deadline nears and just over two weeks after the Kings traded Gretzky to the St. Louis Blues for three young players and two draft picks.
SPORTS
March 18, 2000 | Daily News Wire Services
Donald Brashear says Marty McSorley should never be allowed to play in the NHL again for the stick attack that gave the Vancouver forward a serious concussion. "He really tried to injure me," Brashear told the NHL Players' Association TV show "Be A Player," which aired in Canada yesterday. "I could have died. I don't think this guy should be playing in the league anymore," he said in his first extensive remarks on the Feb. 21 attack by the Boston Bruins defenseman. McSorley was suspended by the NHL for the rest of the season and playoffs, the harshest punishment ever handed out for an on-ice infraction.
SPORTS
December 6, 2000 | Daily News Wire Services
Marty McSorley might play hockey in Europe before his NHL suspension is over. International Ice Hockey Federation president Rene Fasel said yesterday there may be no legal grounds to bar the defenseman from playing in Europe. McSorley's one-year NHL suspension for hitting Vancouver's Donald Brashear in the head with his stick concludes Feb. 20. "We may not have a legal reason to prevent him from playing in Europe. I don't want to let him play here, but legally we may be forced to, we may not have a leg to stand on," Fasel said.
SPORTS
October 10, 2000 | Daily News Wire Services
Marty McSorley insists he took the heat for the NHL during his assault trial, when he could have aired the league's dirty laundry to save himself. "I absolutely refused to put the game of hockey on trial," he said. "I could have had coaches, general managers, Hall of Famers testify. I could have showed hours of videos, which would have showed ugly incidents of what really happens in the NHL. I didn't feel that was necessary. I didn't want to turn this into a circus. " McSorley spoke to the Toronto Sun, Vancouver Province and the Eagle-Tribune, of Lawrence, Mass.
SPORTS
February 24, 1994 | Daily News Wire Services
New Jersey coach Jacques Lemaire called it his team's most impressive performance of the season, and it was hard to argue. Defenseman Scott Stevens had a goal and two assists as the Devils ended a seven-game road winless streak with a 7-2 victory last night at Detroit. The victory brings the Devils to within eight points of the first-place New York Rangers in the Atlantic Division. "Every line did exactly what we wanted them to do," Lemaire said. "I don't think we made 10 mistakes.
SPORTS
November 7, 2000 | Daily News Wire Services
Marty McSorley won't appeal his assault conviction for hitting Donald Brashear with his stick during a game in Vancouver because he wants to put the matter behind him. "While counsel believes there is a proper basis to file an appeal in this case, Mr. McSorley has decided not to appeal," McSorley's lawyer, Bill Smart, said in a statement released yesterday. The statement said McSorley disagreed with the verdict by Judge William Kitchen, and was disappointed with the outcome of his trial.
SPORTS
September 29, 2000 | by Les Bowen, Daily News Sports Writer
Flyers winger Rick Tocchet left the team for a few days this week to fly to Vancouver, where Tocchet was scheduled to appear as a character witness for Marty McSorley. Teammates said yesterday that Tocchet was never called to the stand and was on his way home, as McSorley's trial continued. McSorley, Tocchet's teammate in Pittsburgh and Los Angeles several years back, is on trial for assault, after clubbing Vancouver Canucks forward Donald Brashear over the head with his stick on Feb. 21. Most people around the sport don't want to see the kind of precedent a criminal conviction would set, for something that happened within the context of a game.
SPORTS
November 8, 2000 | Daily News Wire Services
Marty McSorley was suspended through Feb. 20 for hitting Vancouver's Donald Brashear across the head with his stick, the toughest punishment for on-ice violence in NHL history. McSorley was convicted of assault with a weapon on Oct. 6 in a Canadian court, but received a suspended sentence. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman originally suspended McSorley, then of the Boston Bruins, for the final 23 games of the regular season. Bettman announced yesterday the overall suspension would be for one year.
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next »
ARTICLES BY DATE
SPORTS
February 18, 2011 | By John Gonzalez, Inquirer Columnist
Mario Lemieux has it all wrong. He really ought to lighten up. Or toughen up. One of those. The former Pittsburgh Penguins star/current Pittsburgh Penguins owner is ruining it for the rest of us, or at least he's ruining it for those of us who like a good brawl (or even a bad one) during a hockey game. No one wants to see an ugly on-ice injury, and it's for the best if the players don't channel Marty McSorley and go around wielding their sticks like they're reenacting a scene from Braveheart . Barring that, fights can be good fun for those of us not involved.
SPORTS
March 12, 2004 | By Tim Panaccio INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Twelve remaining regular-season games plus the playoffs? To some, it may appear that Vancouver's Todd Bertuzzi got off easy yesterday in Toronto when the NHL said the Canucks winger would be suspended for the rest of the season and the playoffs. After all, Colorado's Steve Moore remains hospitalized with a broken neck and a concussion caused by Bertuzzi's blindside attack Monday night on the ice in Vancouver, British Columbia. But there is a caveat. Colin Campbell, the NHL's director of hockey operations, said Bertuzzi's reinstatement will hinge on Moore's rehabilitation.
SPORTS
June 17, 2002 | Daily News Wire Services
Marty McSorley, whose NHL career ended in a one-year suspension for hitting Donald Brashear in the head with his stick, was hired yesterday as coach of the Phoenix Coyotes' top farm club. McSorley was picked to lead the Springfield Falcons, of the American Hockey League, after a 17-year NHL career in which his penalty minutes (3,381) outnumbered his points (359) almost 10-to-1. McSorley played in 961 games for Pittsburgh, Edmonton, Los Angeles, the New York Rangers, San Jose and Boston.
SPORTS
June 17, 2002 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
Martina Navratilova will play her first singles match in eight years today against Tatiana Panova in the Wimbledon warm-up tournament in Eastbourne, England. The 45-year-old Navratilova, the winner of 167 singles and 166 doubles titles, asked for a wild card into the event in which she was an 11-time champion. It was granted when organizers failed to attract Jennifer Capriati or Monica Seles. "I think I've played better this year than last year, and I played better last year than the year before.
SPORTS
March 14, 2001 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
Hakeem Olajuwon, who led the Houston Rockets to a pair of NBA titles over a 17-year career and became the league's all-time shot-blocker, is suffering from a blood condition that may have ended his stellar career with the team. The Rockets yesterday announced that Olajuwon has a blood problem in a vein in the lower half of his left leg and will require medication that will keep him off the court for three to six months. The fear is that taking a drug called coumadin, a blood thinner, could result in a more serious internal injury if he had hard contact while on the court.
SPORTS
February 16, 2001 | Daily News Wire Services
The Wayne Gretzky era with the Phoenix Coyotes began yesterday as the former hockey star and developer Steve Ellman completed their $88 million deal to buy the team. The closing, delayed by a series of financing complications, came the day of the NHL's deadline and months after the sale was originally supposed to be completed. "We look forward to working closely with Steve and Wayne and the city of Scottsdale on the construction of a new, state-of-the-art arena," NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said.
SPORTS
February 12, 2001 | Daily News Wire Services
Old habits die hard. Ask Marty McSorley, who just can't seem to avoid trouble on a hockey rink. In his first professional game since being suspended by the NHL for one year for slashing an opponent's head with his stick, McSorley was ejected from an International Hockey League game for fighting. Hours after signing with the Grand Rapids (Mich.) Griffins, McSorley received a five-minute penalty and two game misconducts late in the game against the visiting Utah Grizzlies Saturday night.
SPORTS
February 11, 2001 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
The San Jose Sharks last night appealed captain Owen Nolan's 11-game suspension, and general manager Dean Lombardi implied that the NHL had a bias against the team. Nolan was suspended Friday for his hit on the Dallas Stars' Grant Marshall on Feb.1. Appeals are permissible under the NHL's bylaws, but are rarely successful. Lombardi said that the Sharks' appeal was warranted because, he said, the punishment didn't fit Nolan's crime. "It's no secret that [NHL commissioner]
SPORTS
December 6, 2000 | Daily News Wire Services
Marty McSorley might play hockey in Europe before his NHL suspension is over. International Ice Hockey Federation president Rene Fasel said yesterday there may be no legal grounds to bar the defenseman from playing in Europe. McSorley's one-year NHL suspension for hitting Vancouver's Donald Brashear in the head with his stick concludes Feb. 20. "We may not have a legal reason to prevent him from playing in Europe. I don't want to let him play here, but legally we may be forced to, we may not have a leg to stand on," Fasel said.
SPORTS
November 16, 2000 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
Phoenix Coyotes left winger Brad May was suspended for 20 games by the NHL yesterday for a slash to the head of Columbus forward Steve Heinze. The suspension matches the fourth-longest in NHL history for an on-ice violation and will cost May almost $120,000 in salary. Heinze needed nine stitches on his nose but was not seriously hurt. May received a match penalty for attempt to injure in the Saturday night contest and has sat out the two games since the infraction. May, who said he meant only to hit Heinze on the arm, apologized to Heinze after the game.
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next »
|
|
|
|
|