In my household, Pierre Turgeon, Centre for the New York Islanders, was a sacred name. Seventy-seven was my brother's lucky number, and to this day, whenever I find a bike lock in my parents' house, Turgeon's birthday is the first combination I try
Apparently someone in the PR department of the National Hockey League decided that what the sport of hockey really needed was some way to appeal to fans of guys in colorful costumes beating the living crap out of each other, which you'd think is something they'd have pretty well covered. To that end, they contacted Stan "The Man" Lee -- legendary creator of Nightcat and Ravage 2099 -- to create a new super-heroic mascot for all thirty NHL teams.
We've seen a couple of them before, but with this weekend's NHL All-Star game, all of the NHL Guardians were finally revealed. And as you might expect from the fact that they are NHL themed super-heroes created by Stan Lee in 2011, they are completely insane.
For those of you who missed the announcement last October, one of legendary Marvel Comics co-creator Stan Lee's recent projects has been the creation of 30 new super-heroes based on the teams of the National Hockey League.
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The NHL already has its fair share of heroes. From today's Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin to Mario Lemiuex, Wayne Gretzky, Patrick Roy, and Maurice "The Rocket" Richard. The only difference, with the exception of a minor detour for Mr