Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Journeys Into A Timeless Thanksgiving Story

A Timeless Thanksgiving Story

There’s the classic Thanksgiving dinner – turkey and the trimmings. Then there other Thanksgiving holiday classics – the Macy’s Parade, Football in Detroit (and Dallas), the National Dog Show, Miracle on 34th Street. As a kid, in our neighborhood we used to play a “Turkey Bowl” – 3 or kids throwing a football. We share Read Article

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Journeys Into A Thanksgiving Wish

A Thanksgiving Wish

A thankful Thanksgiving to you and those dear to you.   ShareFollow

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Journeys Into When the Hockey Sweater Became Dark and Light

When the Hockey Sweater Became Dark and Light

Fashion now plays a large role in Hockey. In addition, the dark and light sweaters (jerseys), there “third jerseys”, as will as those described as heritage, retro or commemorative. There are even uniform tops to honor those battling cancer and veterans of the armed services. Most of us take it for granted that there were Read Article

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Journeys Into The First Scotty Bowman That Made History

The First Scotty Bowman That Made History

Thanks to George Kuhn of Vintage Hockey Jerseys who called this bit of hockey history to our attention. It was on November 13 1934 that the first penalty shot was scored. And, it was scored by Scotty Bowman. No not that Scotty Bowman. Here’s the story. The penalty shot was first introduced into the National Read Article

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Sunday, November 13, 2016
Journeys Into One Brewer’s Take on Thanksgiving Beers

One Brewer’s Take on Thanksgiving Beers

What makes for a great Thanksgiving meal ? A turkey and the trimmings. Treasured loved ones and/or friends ? In years past, a good beer would have a role – normally something simple to wash down the turkey, stuffing and sweet potato. These days, we are told, a beer can and should do more. Here Read Article

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Sunday, November 13, 2016
Journeys Into Early Minnesota North Stars

Early Minnesota North Stars

It’s now the site of the mammoth Mall of America – we are told an IKEA to be precise. But this place in Bloomington, Minnesota used to be the site of the Metropolitan  Sports Center – home of the Minnesota North Stars. The North Stars joined the NHL in 1967 along with Los Angeles Kings, Read Article

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Saturday, November 12, 2016
Journeys Into Pete the Penguin

Pete the Penguin

He was one of the earliest Penguins, an authentic Penguin.He did not last long. But he did not last long. But he remains fondly recalled decades later. He is Pete the Penguin, the first mascot of the Pittsburgh Penguins and one of sports’ earliest mascots. Pete was an Ecuadorian-born penguin on loan from the Pittsburgh Zoo. Read Article

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