The Montreal Forum 1908-1996

the old montreal forum

The Old Forum in Montreal — Opening night, November 9, 1908, was a sensation and all 3,000 pairs of roller skates available for rental saw extensive use as thousands of Montrealers came to wander through, gawk at or try out the facilities at what was hyped in the press as “the largest, finest and most hygienic roller rink,” a decent establishment, “catering only to the highest classes of patronage.”

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Book Review: Maurice Richard

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More Than Just a Face in the Crowd

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