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Saturday, October 24, 2015
Journeys Into Passing: Jimmy Roberts

Passing: Jimmy Roberts

Saddened to learn of the passing of Jimmy Roberts, an important contributor to Canadiens and the St. Louis Blues. Roberts, a five-time Stanley Cup champion and the first skater taken by the Blues in the 1967 NHL expansion draft, died of cancer on October 23. He was 75. Roberts won the  Cups with Montreal (1965, 1966, Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 24, 20151:27 am
Friday, October 9, 2015
Journeys Into “Islanders in Exile”

“Islanders in Exile”

So quoted the New York Times of an embittered Islander fan about the move of their team from Long Island to Brooklyn. A new season – their 44th – starts tonight for the Islanders. But it will be very different from the others as the Isles have keft their home of the last 43 years Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 9, 201511:04 am
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Journeys Into Opening Night: Toronto Style

Opening Night: Toronto Style

Yes, the Leafs lost their first regular season game under Mike Babcock. But they did play well, and it appears that under Mike and Lou things are headed in the right direction. In the meantime, Toronto can boast a real cool opening night tradition – the 48th Highland Regiment. In an era of light shows, Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 8, 20154:51 pm
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Journeys Into “Hello Canada and Hockey Fans in the United States”: A New Season Begins

“Hello Canada and Hockey Fans in the United States”: A New Season Begins

  It’s Canadiens and Leafs at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto as the National Hockey League debuts a new season – its 98th. After the game there will be highlights galore at places such as TSN, Sportsnet and NHL Network. Here are highlights from a Leaf-Canadiens match from sone time ago – 1933. The Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 7, 20155:43 pm
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Journeys Into Marty Brodeur on His Return to A Different New Jersey: “It was Weird (Empty Office)”

Marty Brodeur on His Return to A Different New Jersey: “It was Weird (Empty Office)”

  Martin Brodeur was back in New Jersey for the announcement by his old team, the New Jersey Devils, that his #30 would be retired on February 9, 2016. At the time, he sat down for a Q&A with Steve Politi of NJ.com. And, during the course of the interview, honest as always, Marty captured Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 6, 20157:24 pm
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Journeys Into Mike Babcock Returns to Detroit

Mike Babcock Returns to Detroit

Yes, it was a meaningless pre-season game, but it was at the same time an evening of significance and a bit of emotion and nostalgia.  Mike Babcock, coach of the Red Wings for 10 years, returned to the Motor City for the first time – this time as coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Babcock Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 3, 20153:27 am
Friday, October 2, 2015
Journeys Into Fans,”Home Ice” and A Horn

Fans,”Home Ice” and A Horn

Back in the day, I was partial to hockey in a time when fans could cheer for their team without needing to be instructed. There was no scoreboard with graphics and orders. There was no loud music to crowd out any independent thoughts. There were no ice girls and there were no mascots. And, there Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 2, 20159:15 pm
Friday, October 2, 2015
Journeys Into A Stamp Honouring Hockey Goaltender Greats

A Stamp Honouring Hockey Goaltender Greats

Six goalies who left their stamp on the game can now be found in your mailbox. Canada Post unveiled their Great Canadian Goalie stamps  on Thursday October 1. The limited edition stamps feature Bernie Parent, Johnny Bower, Lorne “Gump” Worsley, Tony Esposito, Ken Dryden, and Martin Brodeur. All living honourees were in attendance except for Read Article

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