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Thursday, May 28, 2015
Journeys Into Farewell to Le Colisee

Farewell to Le Colisee

In a season in which we already said good-bye to Jean Beliveau, we now face the prospect of bid adieu to the “House that Jean Built”. The Colisee in Quebec will host its last hockey match on May 31, the Championship game of the 2015 Memorial Cup Tournament. It is the rink where hockey legend Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 28, 20153:54 pm
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Journeys Into Remembering the Chicago Stadium – Part 2

Remembering the Chicago Stadium – Part 2

The mighty pipe organ is the most recognizable aspect of the old Chicago Stadium. There were a couple of other items that stood out about the place – especially in reference to hockey being played there. The Stadium was the last NHL arena to retain the use of an analog dial-type large four-sided clock for Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 26, 20156:56 pm
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Journeys Into Look What They’ve Done….

Look What They’ve Done….

There might be some dispute just when it started, but that there has been a change is indisputable. The change has been substantial and fundamental. Hockey today is something quite different from what many of us used to recognize and love. Yes, I know nothing is forever and change is an inevitable and unavoidable constant, Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 21, 20151:33 pm
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Journeys Into High Profile Coaching Changes

High Profile Coaching Changes

The move of Mike Babcock to Toronto is getting big headlines, especially in Toronto – as would be expected. It got us to thinking about other high-profile coaching hirings from the past. Here are a few that come to mind: Fred Shero – Came to New York with much fanfare after leading the Philadelphia Flyers Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 20, 20158:46 pm
Monday, May 18, 2015
Journeys Into Hockey’s Real Mickey Mouse Operation

Hockey’s Real Mickey Mouse Operation

32 years later it remains a famous hockey quote. With the passage of time it has come to be seen as ironic as well. It was Wayne Gretzky, who as a player, disparaged the New Jersey Devils as a “Mickey Mouse Operation”. The remark was made following a 13-4 trouncing by the Gretzky-led Oilers (in Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 18, 20156:10 pm
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Journeys Into Introducing the Gordie Howe International Bridge

Introducing the Gordie Howe International Bridge

Politicians from both sides of the border were there with furling flags behind them. So were the media to record the photo-op. The news was that the new cross-border bridge set to be built over the Detroit River by 2020 between Detoit and Windsor, Ontario will be named the Gordie Howe International Bridge. Howe, an Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 14, 20158:56 pm
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Journeys Into The Original Hockey Night in Florida

The Original Hockey Night in Florida

It’s getting to be crunch time in the Stanley Cup playoffs. There appear to be anxious fans in Florida and Montreal as the Lightning and Canadiens head to a nerve-racking conclusion to their interesting series (The Rangers and Caps are headed to a Game Seven in their series as well, making for anxious fans in Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 12, 20156:19 pm