World Smile Day is celebrated on the first Friday in the month of October every year since 1999. The idea of World Smile Day was coined and initiated by Harvey Ball, a commercial artist from Worcester, Mass., known to have created the Smiley Face in 1963. After Harvey died in 2001, the Harvey Ball World Smile Foundation was created to honor his name and memory. Here's a look at hockey players smiling over the years, despite missing some teeth.
The rosters for the NHL All-Star Game are brimming with top-shelf talent for the league's 62nd midseason showcase on Jan. 29, 2017 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, and the jersey designs are inspired by the NHL's 100th and Kings' 50th anniversaries. Here, we rate the top five and bottom five NHL All-Star jerseys of all time.
For all its pride in traditions, hockey has let many customs lapse. Some—like playing helmetless or keeping a topless woman on top of the lockers—are gone with reason. But naming lines remains. The tradition of naming the threesomes who compose a hockey teams' lines of attack extends back nearly a century. Here are some of hockey's all-time classic lines.