Friday, January 1, 2016
Journeys Into Dave Stubbs Chats with Doc Emrick

Dave Stubbs Chats with Doc Emrick

Two of my favorites sat down together to talk the other day. Dave Stubbs who writes so beautifully about hockey from today and days past for the Montreal Gazette (especially his moving articles on the likes of Jean Beliveau, Elmer Lach and Dickie Moore) had the chance to interview Mike Emrick, the game’s top broadcaster Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 1, 20165:53 am
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Journeys Into July 9 Birthday Wishes

July 9 Birthday Wishes

A thank you to Dave Stubbs of the Montreal Gazette for making us aware of an important birthday. Red Kelly turns 88 today. Leonard Patrick “Red” Kelly played on more Stanley Cup winning teams (eight) than any player who never played for the Montreal Canadiens, and is the only player to be part of two Read Article

Posted by: Admin July 9, 20151:53 pm
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Journeys Into The Best Laid Plans….

The Best Laid Plans….

Hoping for a Montreal-Detroit series (and I was not the only one), I found this cool video (circa 1970’s-check out the hair styles and the threads) about the Wings-Canadiens series won by Detroit. It is hosted by Curt Gowdy and features Bud Lynch, longtime voice of the Detroit Red Wings. This year’s Detroit-Montreal series did Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 30, 201510:01 am
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Journeys Into Passing: Elmer Lach

Passing: Elmer Lach

Elmer Lach, a Hockey Hall of Fame member who won the Hart Trophy in 1945 while centering the famous “Punch Line” with Maurice Richard and Toe Blake, and helped the Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup three times, died on April 4. Lach was two months past his 97th birthday, at the time of his Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 14, 20158:00 pm