Friday, January 13, 2017
Journeys Into Recalling the Opening of An Iconic Expo Era Hotel

Recalling the Opening of An Iconic Expo Era Hotel

On Jan. 11, 1967, the Château Champlain Hotel opened for business at La Place du Canada, just a few months before Montreal hosted the World’s Fair, Expo 67. At its opening, the 38-storey hotel was part of the Canadian Pacific hotel chain and was the tallest hotel in Canada. Moreover, it was a very visible Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 13, 20179:09 pm
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

Posted by: Admin November 13, 20162:32 am
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Journeys Into An Anniversary Season

An Anniversary Season

Every season celebrates an anniversary of some sort, but this 2016-17 is especially noteworthy for milestones being celebrated by hockey officialdom. It was on 1917 that the National Hockey League was organized at the Windsor Hotel in Montreal. You will be hearing a lot about the NHL is remembering and celebrating itself. Similarly, the Toronto Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 15, 201610:31 pm
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