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Friday, November 27, 2015
Journeys Into Passing: Moe’s of Montreal

Passing: Moe’s of Montreal

Moe’s Diner, a beloved Montreal greasy spoon fixture is closing on Dec. 7. The 24 hour eatery,  perhaps better known  for its vintage Coke sign reading “Casse-Croute du Coin” (Corner Snack Bar) , is located at the corner of at Lambert-Closse St. and de Maisonneuve Blvd. To many Moe’s was the place to go before and after hockey Read Article

Posted by: Admin November 27, 20156:35 pm
Thursday, November 26, 2015
Journeys Into Montreal at Rangers

Montreal at Rangers

  That is how the ticket once read circa 1960’s when Canadiens played the Rangers at the old Madison Square Garden. As I sit with my teenage son watching on TV as Canadiens-Rangers play at MSG,  my mind wonders back 50 years. This posting harkens back to that time with a couple of period shots. Read Article

Posted by: Admin November 26, 20151:23 am
Monday, November 23, 2015
Journeys Into Yearning for Music From the Organ

Yearning for Music From the Organ

Here is an interesting piece from 2009 CBS Sports asking what had become of the organs that once were regularly heard at NHL arenas. Though a bit more organ music can be heard today, we still miss what used to be. A great piece – credit to CBS Sports: Posted on: November 17, 2009 4:01 pm Read Article

Posted by: Admin November 23, 20157:22 pm
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Journeys Into Passing: Bert Olmstead

Passing: Bert Olmstead

It’s been a year of passings for many a former NHL great If one includes late last Fall the list includes Gilles Tremblay, Jean Beliveau, Al Abour, Chico Maki, Marcel Pronovost , Elmer Lach, Jimmy Roberts, and now Bert Olmstead, who died on November 16 at age 89. Olmstead played for Canadiens, Chicago and Toronto. He was Read Article

Posted by: Admin November 18, 20159:53 pm
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Journeys Into Remembrance Day from a Hockey Corner

Remembrance Day from a Hockey Corner

A day to recall and honour. And, in the midst of many chilling and powerful pieces here are two from a hockey perspective: 1. From Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette: When Canadian hockey fans today hear about the Miracle on Ice, their thoughts probably go back to the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics when Team USA — made up Read Article

Posted by: Admin November 12, 201512:02 am
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Journeys Into Hockey Hall of Fame’s First Inductees

Hockey Hall of Fame’s First Inductees

No, Babe Ruth did not play hockey. This picture is of the first indcutees into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. With a new group having been indcuted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto the other night, it got us to thinking about hockey’s first inductees. I did not come across a Read Article

Posted by: Admin November 10, 201511:35 pm
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Journeys Into How Much for a Ticket ?

How Much for a Ticket ?

Thanks to Mike Boone at Hockeyinsideout.com (Montreal Gazette) for this – it’s a far cry from my third row obstructed view ticket at the Old Madison Square Garden in 1965 at $2.25 – thought a $10 seat at the Forum was expensive then. I’ll pass on this one, thank you: Check out the ticket prices Read Article

Posted by: Admin November 4, 20152:16 pm