Hap Emms, here with 1952 Barrie Flyers goalie Bill Harrington

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Bruins Happy With Emms

The Boston Bruins picked an off day in the Stanley Cup playoffs to announce their new management structure.  The announcement was made by president Weston Adams, who led off with […]

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Gordie Howe

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Wings Whip Hawks

The Detroit Red Wings, just as coach Sid Abel predicted, look to be turning their semi-final series into an offensive display.  The poured a half-dozen goals into the Chicago net last night […]

Jean Beliveau scores on Terry Sawchuk.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Habs Handle Listless Leafs

The Montreal Canadiens took a two games to none lead in their Stanley Cup semi-final series with the Toronto Maple Leafs last night in Montreal.  The Habs skated to a […]

Action from game one of the DET-CHI series.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Hawks, Wings Relax Between Games

While the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs took verbal shots at each other after their tumultuous game one, the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Black Hawks relaxed and took […]

Second-period brawl between Toronto and Montreal in game one of the 1965 playoffs.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Leafs vs Habs: War of Words

As the Stanley Cup playoffs resume tonight in Montreal and Detroit, one series has already degenerated into a war of words. Everybody has something to say In the Montreal-Toronto series, […]

Norm Ullman scored three times for the Red Wings.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Favourites Take Openers

The Stanley Cup playoffs opened last night in Detroit and Montreal and went pretty much as scripted, with the favoured Canadiens and Red Wings posting victories.  Both games were close, […]

Toronto begins their defence of the Stanley Cup on the road in Montreal.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Stanley Cup Playoffs Start Tonight!

The 1965 Stanley Cup playoffs commence on two fronts tonight with Montreal hosting the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Chicago Black Hawks visiting the Detroit Red Wings. Leafs in “mad […]

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Bridesmaids Battle: Blues vs. Canucks

A guest post by Colleen O’Shea   Of the 30 teams that make up the NHL, 11 teams — about a third of them — have never won the Stanley Cup. Of […]

Habs looking for first Cup in four years.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Habs Retreat, But Only For Rest

Montreal Canadiens coach Toe Blake held his season-ending, pre-playoff press conference and laid out his plans for the playoffs for the Montreal press corps.  One of the tidbits Blake revealed […]

Terry Sawchuk and Johnny Bower may not be together again next season.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Bower Blanks Wings, Grabs Vezina

As a disappointing National Hockey League season for the Toronto Maple Leafs drew to a close last night, veteran goalkeeper Johnny Bower provided the highlight as he shut out the Detroit […]

Wings-Leafs action

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Crozier Takes Vezina Lead

Detroit Red Wings rookie goalie Roger Crozier continued his storybook season last night by taking a two-goal lead over Toronto Maple Leaf goalies Terry Sawchuk and Johnny Bower in the […]

Ilya Kovalchuk was one of Lamoriello's bold moves (Icon SMI)

New Jersey Devils Top 10 Russian Players

Do svidaniya, Ilya. Dobro pozhalovat, Kovalchuk? News which perks ears among New Jersey Devils fans. Any team can use the talent possessed by Ilya Kovalchuk, especially a Devils team with […]