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HOCKEY HISTORY

HISTORICAL FACTS AND INFORMATION ABOUT THE GAME OF HOCKEY


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by PRESIDENT on March 24th, 2014
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Adrienne Louise Clarkson PC CC CMM COM CD FRSC(hon) FRAIC(hon) FRCPSC(hon) (Chinese: 伍冰枝; née Poy, February 10, 1939) is a Canadian journalist and stateswoman who served as Governor General of Canada, the 26th since Canadian Confederation. Clarkson arrived in Canada with her family in 19... KEEP READING »

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by PRESIDENT on August 9th, 2013
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Two hours after the Oilers won the Stanley Cup in 1988, Gretzky learned from his father that the Oilers were planning to deal him to another team.]Walter had known for months, but kept it from Gretzky so as not to upset him. According to Walter, Gretzky was being "shopped" to Los Angeles, Detroit, and Vancouver. According to Gretzky, Pocklington needed money as his other business vent... KEEP READING »

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by PRESIDENT on July 13th, 2013
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The world’s oldest shinty trophy has remarkably turned up on a farm in the Highlands – just yards from where the match it had commemorated was played 184 years ago. The decorated ram’s horn was displayed for the first time in decades when a game was re-enacted on the weekend of March 16-17, 2013 at the same location on Sutherland’s Loth Beach, in Craik... KEEP READING »

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by PRESIDENT on June 20th, 2013
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Jamie Dwyer could have been revered around the globe as another Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi had he chosen soccer over hockey. But hockey chose him, writes Gené Stephan.  “Hockey is a family sport that people play because they love it and not because of the fame or fortune,” the Olympic and World Cup gold medalist said. The 34-year-old Queenslander... KEEP READING »

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by PRESIDENT on January 7th, 2013
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Constance Mary Katherine Applebee (1873–1981), promoter of women's field hockey, was born Katherine Mary at Chigwell Row, Chigwell, Essex, on 4 June 1873, the daughter of James Kay Applebee (1827–1903), a Unitarian minister and lecturer, and his second wife, Katherine Ann Applebee, née Louthman (1835/6–1929). In her early childhood her fa... KEEP READING »

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