March 16th, 2016 In Column, Hockey History, NHL Expansion 0 comments

With no National Hockey League games scheduled for the last couple of days, we take a swing around the hockey world with lots of news and notes. Expansion Draft Plan “Generous” Reports out of Chicago indicate that the National Hockey League board of governors have been talking about variations on a plan to stock the six new expansion...

March 14th, 2016 In Canadiens History, Column, Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

As the hoopla surrounding Bobby Hull’s record-setting 51st goal subsides, attention now turns to the National Hockey League standings and the race for first place. After the smoke cleared from six games on the weekend, the Montreal Canadiens are perched atop the NHL leader board. Saturday’s games saw Chicago down New York 4-2 in the game...

March 13th, 2016 In Blackhawks History, Chicago Blackhawks, Column, Hockey History 0 comments

Finally, four games after he had tied the record he shared for most goals in a single National Hockey League season, Bobby Hull has the mark all to himself. The blonde superstar, the man they call the Golden Jet, set the standard last night in Chicago. He scored at 5:34 of the third period in the Black Hawks’ game against the New York Rangers...

March 12th, 2016 In Florida Panthers, Hockey History, Panthers History 0 comments

This season the Florida Panthers celebrate the 20th Anniversary of their 1995-96 Stanley Cup Finalist squad. Playing at the old Miami Arena, the Panthers were the hottest ticket in town! After almost qualifying for the postseason as an expansion club in 1993-94, Florida made an improbable run in its first trip to the dance. Rats rained down and...

March 11th, 2016 In Column, Hockey History, International Hockey 0 comments

After an impassioned plea by Rev. David Bauer, the players on the Canadian national hockey team reconsidered their earlier decision and voted to continue and finish the World Hockey Championship tournament. Bad Refereeing Upsets Players The Canadian players were so upset with the officiating in their 2-1 loss to Czechoslovakia yesterday...

March 10th, 2016 In Hockey History, New Jersey Devils, Philadelphia Flyers, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

Since 1982, the Philadelphia Flyers and New Jersey Devils have been Turnpike rivals. The two have met during the Stanley Cup Playoffs on five occasions, including twice in the Eastern Conference Finals, with the Devils holding the series edge on the Flyers, 3-2. During the 1990s, the road to an Eastern Conference title, if not an old Atlantic...

March 10th, 2016 In Column, Hockey History, Maple Leafs History, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

Bruce Gamble, the portly reserve goaltender called up as an emergency fill-in continues to be a revelation for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Last night, his acrobatics and a single goal by Frank Mahovlich were all that the Maple Leafs needed to down the Detroit Red Wings 1-0 at Maple Leaf Gardens. In the other two games, New York edged Chicago by a...

March 9th, 2016 In Column, Hockey History, Maple Leafs History, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

Jim Proudfoot of the Toronto Star, reporting from the World Hockey Championships in Yugoslavia, raises the possibility that the Soviet Union is in negotiations with the National Hockey League. The result could be games played between NHL and Russian teams. Ahearne: 'Nothing We Can Do About It' Proudfoot spoke to International Ice Hockey...

March 7th, 2016 In Canadiens History, Column, Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

Gump Worsley made it a fruitless weekend for the Chicago Black Hawks and Bobby Hull. Worsley was unbeatable as the Montreal Canadiens shut out the Hawks 1-0 last night in Chicago. Toronto downed the Boston Bruins 5-3 in one of the other two National Hockey League games played last night. In the other match, the Detroit Red Wings and New York...

March 6th, 2016 In Column, Hockey History, Maple Leafs History, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

Goalie Bruce Gamble pitched his second straight shutout as the Toronto Maple Leafs blanked Bobby Hull and the Chicago Black Hawks 5-0 last night in Toronto. In the other scheduled National Hockey League game, Montreal blasted Detroit 7-2. Keon Scores Three http://gty.im/502339125 While Gamble once again was a standout between the pipes, Dave...

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