Time to address some of hockey's perennial mysteries.
Today, we bring you answers to a few of the game's most commonly asked questions.
New fans, in particular, often write to ask:
- What's a Hab?
- Who was the Last Goalie to Play Without a Mask?
- Why is a Three-Goal Game Called a Hat Trick?
- What's the Most Goals Ever Scored in an NHL Game?
- What's the Origin of the Detroit Red Wings' Octopus?
Photo: An Islanders Ice Girl deals with the fallout of another three-goal game. (Paul Bereswill/Getty Images).