Sunday, November 13, 2016
Journeys Into Claude Provost: An All-Time Great

Claude Provost: An All-Time Great

Put this in the category of the overlooked. Remember when Bob Gainey was described by  Red Army and Soviet National Team coach Viktor Tikhonov as technically the world’s best hockey player. Deservedly Bob Gainey is enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame. But before Bob Gainey there was Claude Provost. Provost played 15 years in Read Article

Posted by: Admin November 13, 20163:28 am
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Journeys Into Pete the Penguin

Pete the Penguin

He was one of the earliest Penguins, an authentic Penguin.He did not last long. But he did not last long. But he remains fondly recalled decades later. He is Pete the Penguin, the first mascot of the Pittsburgh Penguins and one of sports’ earliest mascots. Pete was an Ecuadorian-born penguin on loan from the Pittsburgh Zoo. Read Article

Posted by: Admin November 12, 20164:27 am
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Journeys Into In the Spirit of Elmer Ferguson

In the Spirit of Elmer Ferguson

Legendary Chicago sportswriter Bob Verdi will receive the Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award for excellence in hockey journalism. Named Sportswriter of the Year in the state of Illinois a remarkable 19 times, Bob Verdi honed his skills during the six team era. In addition to writing or contributing to six books about Blackhawks players and teams, Read Article

Posted by: Admin 3:47 am
Friday, November 4, 2016
Journeys Into It Was Almost Baltimore, Not the Philadelphia Flyers

It Was Almost Baltimore, Not the Philadelphia Flyers

Changing channels on the TV the other night I went past the Flyers playing the Islanders. My glance was very short but I did see that both clubs were clad in uniforms with an untraditional look. The Islanders were in their city blacks – a nod to their presence in Brooklyn.More about that another time. Read Article

Posted by: Admin November 4, 20168:45 pm
Monday, October 24, 2016
Journeys Into A New Glimpse at Hockey Night in Canada, 1960’s Style

A New Glimpse at Hockey Night in Canada, 1960’s Style

Well, with the NHL’s “Heritage Classic” behind us, we are glad to discover this newly posted video. It is of a CBC broadcast of a 1969 NHL regular season game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens, interestingly the first  regular season game between the clubs ever played on a Saturday night. The Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 24, 201612:47 pm
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Journeys Into For us, the Hockey Season continues….

For us, the Hockey Season continues….

Now that the Stanely Cup has been awarded many are turning their attentions from hockey. Others, are still engaged until the Awards Show in Las Vegas is over next week. For us at Journeys into Hockey, though, the journeys continue. Some may be taking the Summer off, but we will be here with our explorations Read Article

Posted by: Admin June 17, 20153:54 pm