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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Journeys Into Familiar World Class Goaltenders Meet Again

Familiar World Class Goaltenders Meet Again

After a summer of headlines about the break up between P.K. Subban and the Montreal Canadiens, those headlines have been replaced by a reminder  controversy out of the past, Halak-Price. Montreal Canadiens fans were in shock and disbelief when their team traded the popular Jaroslav Halak in 2010. And so was the future Prime Minister Read Article

Posted by: Admin 5:51 pm
Monday, September 26, 2016
Journeys Into Baby Senators on the Move:  An Example of Hockey in the 21st Century

Baby Senators on the Move: An Example of Hockey in the 21st Century

The other day we saw Vin Scully waving goodbye to Dodger fans after 67 years in the Dodger  broadcast booth. Today we read of the transfer Ottawa Senators’ top minor league team move to Belleville, Ontario. The Baby Senators and their move are an example of the state of the game today. Just as Vin Read Article

Posted by: Admin September 26, 20167:37 pm
Friday, September 23, 2016
Journeys Into Maple Leaf Gardens Scoreboards

Maple Leaf Gardens Scoreboards

In honour of the Leafs’ centennial celebration, this old Montreal fans pulls out a painful image from the past – Toronto players celebrate after a double overtime Stanley Cup finals victory of Canadiens on their way to their last Cup. This posting is to highlight the old scoreboard – 1960’s-70’s vintage – at the Gardens. Read Article

Posted by: Admin September 23, 20161:35 am
Friday, September 23, 2016
Journeys Into Scoreboards from Another Era

Scoreboards from Another Era

The new arena is opening in Edmonton. Among other marvels, it sports a giant state of the art scoreboard. Very different from that in our last posting (the old Boston Garden scoreboard that has found a new home hanging above a suburban Boston mall’s food court) or those to be found here from the Montreal Read Article

Posted by: Admin 12:20 am
Friday, September 23, 2016
Journeys Into Old Garden Scoreboard Lives On

Old Garden Scoreboard Lives On

Remember this ? It is the 1960’s vintage scoreboard from the old Boston Garden (Day Industries – the company that produced mid-60’s scoreboards for the Montreal Forum and Maple Leaf Gardens). It now now hangs from the ceiling of the food court at the Arsenal Mall in suburban Boston (Watertown). In its time it counted down Read Article

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Friday, September 16, 2016
Journeys Into Frozen In Time

Frozen In Time

    Stanley Cup Playoffs first round 1967 at Madison Square Garden (The old Garden). Montreal at New York. I recognize Earl Ingerfield, Arnie Brown, Jean Beliveau, Yvan Cournoyer on ice, Toe Blake and Ted Harris on the Montreal bench, and the old Garden, great site lines, dressed up for the playoffs – the Rangers’ Read Article

Posted by: Admin September 16, 20162:55 pm