Sunday, January 15, 2017
Journeys Into The Circus, The Garden and the Rangers

The Circus, The Garden and the Rangers

I was saddened to hear of the demise of the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus. Yes, there were cruelty to animals issues, and that was terrible. We hear that those issues were addressed. But changing times, demographics and tastes apparently doomed what was once described as “The Greatest Show on Ice”. Hockey fans of Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 15, 20176:51 pm
Saturday, January 14, 2017
Journeys Into Passing: Steven McDonald

Passing: Steven McDonald

Steven McDonald, a New York City police officer who was shot by a 15-year-old boy in Central Park in July 1986 and paralyzed from the neck down, but who forgave his assailant, hoped for the youth’s redemption and remained in the public eye for his spirit in the face of adversity, died on January 10 Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 14, 20177:42 pm
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
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Journeys Into Playoff Hockey and the Circus

Playoff Hockey and the Circus

This Spring something has seemed different, out of place, not right. For the longest time I could not get my fingers on it. Then, watching a New York Rangers playoff game from Madison Square Garden, it came to me – I had heard nothing about the circus. Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus was a Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 2, 20157:05 pm