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

Posted by: Admin November 16, 201610:25 pm
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

Posted by: Admin 9:14 pm
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Journeys Into The NHL Expansion Guessing Game

The NHL Expansion Guessing Game

As ususal, one if the news items coming out of the All-Star Weekend was the status of expansion. And, as usual, it’s hard to get a handle on where it is going,  even after hearing the league (Commissioner) speak. Las Vegas is being mentioned. So too is Seattle. We are rooting for Quebec – whenever Read Article

Posted by: Admin February 2, 20165:36 pm
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Journeys Into The First Draft

The First Draft

There was no all-night television coverage. No mock drafts. No hype. The first NHL entry draft was a low-key affair. In fact, there is very little that chronicles the event. It took place in June, 1963 – the place was the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, just across the street from the league headquarters – Read Article

Posted by: Admin June 27, 20152:37 am