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Thursday, September 13, 2018
Journeys Into A Moving Hockey Night in Humboldt

A Moving Hockey Night in Humboldt

It was a tough night. A community and a nation came together last night as Humboldt gathered for their first game since last Spring’s tragedy to the Broncos when 16 were killed in a bus crash. In a game televised commercial-free in Canada and the United States, the Broncos faced the Nipawin Hawks, the team Read Article

Posted by: Admin September 13, 20188:20 pm
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Journeys Into A Pair of Fours

A Pair of Fours

Jean Beliveau and Rangers’ Arnie Brown battle for the puck during 1967 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the old Madison Square Garden ShareFollow

Posted by: Admin September 11, 20189:50 pm
Friday, August 31, 2018
Journeys Into A Change at Centre (Ice Logo)

A Change at Centre (Ice Logo)

The picture above is a classic above us view of centre ice, circa 1960’s, at the Montreal Forum. The iconic logos on either side of the centre ice stripe were props in what was described as “The Cathedral of Hockey”. There was an awe to the place. It may have been because of the reverence, Read Article

Posted by: Admin August 31, 201812:14 pm
Saturday, March 4, 2017
Journeys Into Returning to a Former Home for the First Time After Being Traded

Returning to a Former Home for the First Time After Being Traded

Like many we were moved the other night when P.K. Subban was received by Montreal fans at he Bell Centre for the first time after his trade to Nashville. It got us to thinking about other “big trades” of the course of hockey history that generated as much buzz when a traded player returned back Read Article

Posted by: Admin March 4, 20178:17 pm
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Journeys Into Aurele Joliat: All-Time Great (101st Best ?)

Aurele Joliat: All-Time Great (101st Best ?)

Part of the hype for the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Hockey League involves the release of what has been described as the “Top 100 Players” in NHL history. The list, to be revealed  on January 27 as part of the All-Star weekend, will have some all-time greats – Orr, Gretzky, Howe, Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 15, 20178:44 pm
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Journeys Into The Circus, The Garden and the Rangers

The Circus, The Garden and the Rangers

I was saddened to hear of the demise of the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus. Yes, there were cruelty to animals issues, and that was terrible. We hear that those issues were addressed. But changing times, demographics and tastes apparently doomed what was once described as “The Greatest Show on Ice”. Hockey fans of Read Article

Posted by: Admin 6:51 pm
Saturday, January 14, 2017
Journeys Into Passing: Steven McDonald

Passing: Steven McDonald

Steven McDonald, a New York City police officer who was shot by a 15-year-old boy in Central Park in July 1986 and paralyzed from the neck down, but who forgave his assailant, hoped for the youth’s redemption and remained in the public eye for his spirit in the face of adversity, died on January 10 Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 14, 20177:42 pm
Friday, January 13, 2017
Journeys Into Shakespeare, Scenery, History & A Classic Arena with Character

Shakespeare, Scenery, History & A Classic Arena with Character

Catching up on some missed features and I came across how “Hometown Hockey” had visited Stratford, Ontario. Already known for its connection to things Shakespeare and historical, Stratford is also home of a classic hockey arena – the William Allman Memorial Arena. Although it is a topic of debate, locals will tell you that the Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 13, 20179:44 pm
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Journeys Into No Third Jerseys for 2017-18

No Third Jerseys for 2017-18

We are traditionalists, but it seems we have grown attached to some of the third jerseys in the NHL. So it will be interesting to see what becomes of NHL fashion after it was announced that there will be no third jerseys next year. Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports that all NHL teams Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 11, 201711:31 pm