Post Tagged with: "Gordie Howe"

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Lowly Bruins Upset Leafs

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Lowly Bruins Upset Leafs

The last-place Boston Bruins scored three first period goals, then hung on for a 3-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in one of two National Hockey League games played […]

by · November 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Boston Bruins, Hockey History
Bruins-Red Wings action

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Lowly Bruins Tie Wings

The bottom-dwelling Boston Bruins finally scored a goal on Detroit Red Wings rookie goalkeeper Roger Crozier last night.  In fact, they notched three of them as they held their first-place adversaries to […]

Book Review: Hockey Card Stories by Ken Reid

Book Review: Hockey Card Stories by Ken Reid

It’s impossible to read Ken Reid’s new book “Hockey Card Stories” and not be taken back in time. History of the Game Through Cards An easy and thoroughly enjoyable read, […]

by · November 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Collecting Hockey, Hockey Books
Camille Henry

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Upset Night in the NHL

There was a full slate of three games last night in the National Hockey League, and the results of all three can be considered upsets.  The Rangers downed the Canadiens […]

by · November 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, New York Rangers
Gordie Howe in action

50 Years Ago Today – Bruins Beaten Again

The first weekend of the 1964-65 NHL season is in the books, and it ended with the hapless Boston Bruins dropping their fourth straight game.  This time it was a […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History
Two old friends clash at Maple Leaf gardens

50 Years Ago Today – Leafs Drop Wings in Season Opener

The greybeard out-goaltended the fuzzy-cheeked kid in the opening game for both teams as the Toronto Maple Leafs downed the Detroit Red Wings 5-3 last night at the Olympia in […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 2 comments · Hockey History, Toronto Maple Leafs
Ted Lindsay screens Jacques Plante as Howe, Harvey look on

Big News in Detroit – Terrible Ted Lindsay is Back!

The Detroit Red Wings have just announced that former NHL standout Ted Lindsay, 39,  is coming out of retirement to join the Wings for tomorrow night’s opening game against the Toronto […]

by · October 14, 2014 · 9 comments · Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History
Sid Abel with his two star forwards, Gord Howe and Alex Delvecchio

1964-65 Preview – the Detroit Red Wings

The next team on our list of previews for the 64-65 season is the Detroit Red Wings.  The Wings have taken a huge risk going into this season, a risk that […]

by · October 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History
Jacques Plante has been sent to hospital in NY City with knee woes.

50 Years Ago Today – Stars Injured in Exhibitions

Last night’s exhibition games resulted in injuries to three of the NHL’s most famous names as well as a notable upset. Two of the injured players ended up in hospital, one […]

Red Wings' Gordie Howe gives a Ranger goalie a snow shower

1964 Training Camp – Wings Looking Good

Last night’s exhibition games shed some more light on what we can expect during the 1964-65 NHL season. The Detroit Red Wings, playoff spectators last season, are giving every indication that […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Toronto Maple Leafs
September ’64 – As Summer Slips Away, the Puckster Awakens

September ’64 – As Summer Slips Away, the Puckster Awakens

So here we are in the waning days of the Summer of ’64, our most hockey-free season dragging on inexorably towards its inevitable conclusion.  And with the impending change of season, that […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History
Chris Osgood (Dan4th: Wikipedia Commons)

The Unheralded Stars of Red Wings’ Championships

At the end of the playoffs, the Conn Smythe trophy is awarded to the player deemed to be the most valuable player of the playoffs. More often than not, the […]

by · May 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings