Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Journeys Into The Night the Boomer Returned as a Visitor

The Night the Boomer Returned as a Visitor

It was a big deal at the time, but 50 years later it is an event that went virtually overlooked and forgotten, save for a passing reference in the excellent historical column of the Hockey Writers website. It was on October 29, 1966 that Bernie Geoffrion returned to Montreal to play in the Forum as Read Article

Posted by: Admin November 2, 20162:32 pm
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Journeys Into The Original St. Louis Blues Uniform

The Original St. Louis Blues Uniform

Here is a great story, courtesy of the folks at SB Nation from St. Louis Game Time, a great site that covers the St. Louis Blues and other S. Louis sports: When St. Louis was awarded an NHL expansion franchise in February 1966, the team didn’t have a logo or even a name. Just owners, Read Article

Posted by: Admin 12:40 pm
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Journeys Into The Metro Turns 50

The Metro Turns 50

Where has the time gone ? Seems just liked yesterday that this magical combination of mass transit system and art gallery opened below Montreal. Once shiny and new, the Metro is now a routinely accepted part of urban life in Montreal – both negative and positive. But for a moment, and as a prelude for Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 8, 20167:31 pm
Friday, March 4, 2016
Journeys Into When Replay Review Really Started

When Replay Review Really Started

The conventional wisdom has it that instant replay as a tool for officials for started in hockey in 1991┬áto determine goals that are within the rules. In fact, replay review dates back to the 1960’s. The wonderful site 50 Years Ago in Hockey reports of a trial that occurred in 1966. It was in March, Read Article

Posted by: Admin March 4, 201612:37 am