Since 1949, Ohio State has never been lower than fourth nationally in average home attendance.BEFORE THE RIOT version 1 - The Vancouver Canucks Fan Zone along Georgia St.Attending games in Ohio Stadium has become a Saturday afternoon ritual for Ohio State fans, who flock to the parking lots early to enjoy the gala atmosphere and pageantry that surrounds each and every game.From 1951 to 1973, the Buckeyes led the nation in attendance 21 times, including the 14 consecutive years from 1958 to 1971.As part of the renovation, the once portable South Stands became a permanent fixture.With its present seating capacity of 104,944, Ohio Stadium is the fourth largest on-campus facility in the nation.Several on this list played through pain, overcoming near-crippling injuries or life-threatening illnesses to have productive NHL careers.The following is a ranking of the 100 toughest players in NHL history.
7, 1922, more than 36 million fans have streamed through the stadium's portals.
Incredibly, Campbell finished his shift before limping off for medical attention. Bob Gainey Lauded among the best defensive forwards of all time.
's Michael Farber wrote that Gainey played Game 6 of the 1984 Stanley Cup semifinal with one shoulder separated and the other dislocated. Borje Salming The NHL's first Swedish-born star, Salming overcame verbal and physical abuse from NHL opponents to enjoy a Hall of Fame career.
It's a trait the league frequently showcases as a selling point, and it's among the reasons cited by fans for their love of the game. Many went on to have Hall of Fame careers, inspiring young players and leaving a positive impression on the game.
Toughness isn't limited to fighting or physical play.