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Saturday, February 27, 2016
Journeys Into Two Different Types of Alumn Games

Two Different Types of Alumn Games

Last week it was Minnesota and Chicago. This week it’s Colorado and Detroit. The “Stadium Series” of N.H.L. outdoor hockey games celebrates the game present and past. Both of this month’s games in the outdoor series – in Minneapolis and Denver – also featured alum games between participanting clubs in the regular season games. But Read Article

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Friday, February 26, 2016
Journeys Into Passing: Andy Bathgate

Passing: Andy Bathgate

Ask modern day New York Ranger fans who was the best Ranger of all time you are likely to hear names like Rod Gilbert, Mike Richter, Brian Leetch, Ed Giacomin or Mark Messier. To those old enough or smart enough to take a wide view, many will say that person was Andy Bathgate. Andy Bathgate, Read Article

Posted by: Admin February 26, 201611:14 pm
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Journeys Into North Stars Remembered at Outdoor Alumni Game

North Stars Remembered at Outdoor Alumni Game

“It’s fair to say that most the excitement regarding this weekend’s Stadium Series festivities surround the alumni game, not Sunday’s latest Wild-Blackhawks clash”. So they wrote in the Star-Tribune in the run up to this weekend’s actvities in the Twin Cities. “It’s more of celebration of the North Stars than the Wild,” said Andrew Brunette, Read Article

Posted by: Admin February 20, 20163:52 pm
Monday, February 15, 2016
Journeys Into Where is Hockeytown ?

Where is Hockeytown ?

We read and hear of Hockeyville (Kraft’s) in both Canada and the U.S.. Similarly,   emblazoned across the Red Wings center ice face-off circle”Hockeytown”.  “Hockeytown, USA” is a registered trademark of Ilitch Holdings, Inc., the parent company of the Red Wings, and the Red Wings will continue to use the name for the foreseeable future. But Read Article

Posted by: Admin February 15, 20168:16 pm
Saturday, February 13, 2016
Journeys Into Vancouver-Toronto Hockey History On & Off The Ice

Vancouver-Toronto Hockey History On & Off The Ice

It’s a VERY cold Saturday night. Won’t be going far this evening. Good thing there is Hockey Night in Canada. HNIC is not how I remember it – Danny & Dick, Ted Darling, Bill Hewitt, Brian McFarlane, Howie Meeker, Bob Cole, Harry Neale, Rene Lecavalier, Richard Garneau, Gilles Tremblay et. al. But is still hockey Read Article

Posted by: Admin February 13, 20169:55 pm
Saturday, February 13, 2016
Journeys Into Defunct Teams Should Be Celebrated Too

Defunct Teams Should Be Celebrated Too

I recently came across this headline at SI.com “Defunct Teams Should Get In on Expansion Celebration”. In it Allan Muir writes that while the Pittsburgh Penguins, St. Louis Blues, Philadelphia Flyers and L.A. Kings have special logos and plans to commemorate their 50 years (Where has the time gone?) in the N.H.L., the other two Read Article

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Journeys Into Raising Marty’s #30 to the Rafters

Raising Marty’s #30 to the Rafters

Congratulations to Martin Brodeur as the New Jersey Devils officially retire his number tonight at the Prudential Center. Those in attendance tonight will include Doc Emrick (emcee),  Lou Lamoriello, Jacques Lemaire, Larry Robinson, Jacques Caron, Scott Niedermayer, Scott Stevens, Ken Daneyko, Gary Bettman, the Brodeur family, and, of course, his longtime New Jersey fans. Sometimes the Read Article

Posted by: Admin February 9, 20168:03 pm
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Journeys Into An Important Day in Hockey History: From Six to Twelve

An Important Day in Hockey History: From Six to Twelve

It was on February 9, 1966 that the National Hockey League officially announced that it would expand from six to twelve teams. From February 7-9 the NHL Board of Governors had been mmeting at New York’s St.Regis Hotel to discuss the issue of expansion.  Among those present were Charles Adams of the Boston Bruins, James Read Article

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