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Sunday, April 17, 2016
Journeys Into Passing: Charlie Hodge

Passing: Charlie Hodge

Saddened to learn of the passing of Charlie Hodge on April 16 at the age of 82. Hodge, who was part of six Stanley Cup teams with Montreal in the 1950s and ’60s,  played 237 games with  Canadiens over 10 seasons, starting out as a backup to Jacques Plante before becoming the No. 1 goalie in 1963. He Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 17, 201611:03 pm
Monday, April 11, 2016
Journeys Into Passing: Ed Snider

Passing: Ed Snider

Ed Snider, the billionaire entrepreneur who co-founded the Philadelphia Flyers died on April 10 at age 83 after a long battle with bladder cancer. The son of a grocery store owner, Mr. Snider formed the Flyers with several partners as an expansion franchise in 1967 in a city with no hockey tradition, no base of hockey fans Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 11, 201611:28 pm
Sunday, April 10, 2016
Journeys Into Coming to the Toronto Intl. Film Festival: The Story of Table Hockey

Coming to the Toronto Intl. Film Festival: The Story of Table Hockey

Oakville, Ontario-based filmmakers Derek Williams and Brian Gard have spent months examining the earliest forms of the game, in Europe and across this continent, and talking to inventors, enthusiasts and players for The Story of Table Hockey. Their scope keeps expanding, but the duo intends to be ready for the Toronto International Film Festival in Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 10, 20167:41 pm
Friday, April 8, 2016
Journeys Into My Favorite Subway Station

My Favorite Subway Station

Once it was the 161st Street station on the IRT or IND lines in New York (Yankee Stadium). Later the 50th Street station on the 8th Avenue line in New York was special (pre-1968 Madison Square Garden). And then for a long time it was the Atwater Station on the Green Line of the Montreal Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 8, 20162:48 am
Friday, April 8, 2016
Journeys Into Maple Leaf Art at MLG Supermarket

Maple Leaf Art at MLG Supermarket

  It was once home of the Leafs, there along Carlton Street. Now it is the site of a Loblaw’s supermarket (and Ryerson University Athletic Complex, including a hockey rink). But ghosts of the past can be recalled by pictures as well as a unique piece of art inside the shell of what used to Read Article

Posted by: Admin 2:26 am
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Journeys Into Farewell to the Northlands

Farewell to the Northlands

It is called Rexall Place these days, but to me it will be thought of the Northlands Coliseum. In an era of seeming standardization and uniformity in buildings and presentation of product, the closing of the Northlands Coliseum reminds us of the game from another place and time. The building came to be in 1974 Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 7, 20161:45 am