March 20th, 2016 In Column, Hockey History, Maple Leafs History, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

To say Kent Douglas’ temper got the best of him would be an understatement. The Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman finds himself in hot water with the National Hockey League after a temper tantrum last night in Toronto’s game against the Chicago Black Hawks at Maple Leaf Gardens. Toronto defeated Chicago 4-2 in one of two scheduled NHL games....

March 18th, 2016 In Column, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History, Red Wings History 0 comments

Some home cooking was just tonic the Detroit Red Wings needed. Returning to their home rink, the Olympia, after a disastrous road trip, the Wings disposed of the Boston Bruins by a 4-2 score in the only National Hockey League game last night. The game at home was the first after a seven-game sojourn on the road in which Detroit garnered only...

March 17th, 2016 In Canadiens History, Column, Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens, NHL Expansion 0 comments

The Montreal Canadiens crushed the Toronto Maple Leafs 7-2 last night in Toronto in one of three National Hockey League games. In the other two matches, Bobby Hull scored his 53rd of the season as Chicago downed Detroit 4-1 and the Boston Bruins handled the New York Rangers 3-1. Gamble Hurt as Beliveau Leads Habs Jean Beliveau was the big...

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...

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