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Bone Skates - Did Ice Hockey Start on Sk...
by PRESIDENT on July 23rd, 2014
Ice Hockey as we know it today is a fast sport played on skates made by various manufacturers, but they all have one thing in common, a thin blade of medal is what they skate on...
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Adrienne Clarkson & Women's Professional...
by PRESIDENT on March 23rd, 2014
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 Gove...
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The Biggest Trade In Sports History - Wa...
by PRESIDENT on August 8th, 2013
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, b...
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Worlds Oldest Shinty Trophy - 1829 - His...
by PRESIDENT on July 12th, 2013
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...
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Jamie Dwyer - 300th Game Played for Aust...
by PRESIDENT on June 19th, 2013
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 Step...
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Constance Applebee - Field Hockey Pionee...
by PRESIDENT on January 6th, 2013
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 Jam...
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The Abbott Cup .. Lest We Forget - Capta...
by PRESIDENT on November 7th, 2012
    By GREGG DRINNAN Edward Lyman Abbott (right photo) was, they all agreed, one of a kind. He w...
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Meet Foster Hewitt, W A Hewitt & Family ...
by PRESIDENT on July 10th, 2012
At his home in Forest Hill, Ont., Foster Hewitt has just finished cooking a steak. A crew from CBC Television's Graphic is on hand to witness not only Hewitt's prowess in the...
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by PRESIDENT on April 25th, 2012
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A Very Good Hockey Video Game History With Music, Commentary, Ads, Games & Consoles

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by PRESIDENT on April 22nd, 2012
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While short-handed, Goalie Mark Visentin corralled the puck behind his own net and lofted the puck down the ice into the vacated Ottawa 67’s goal for the game’s final goal and the History Books. Check out how close to the boards behind the net Mark Visentin when he lofts the puck down the ice ...

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by PRESIDENT on April 19th, 2012
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Riccardo Torriani - Richard "Bibi" Torriani                                                                                                      Born: October 1, 1911 at    Sankt Moritz, Graubünden, Switzerland Died: September 3, 1988 in Chur, Graubünden,   Switzerland - ...

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by PRESIDENT on February 14th, 2012
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River’s Frozen, Hockey Anyone? Article by http://consultlefebvre.com The origins of the modern game of ice hockey are obscure, and a perusal of the history of the sport’s development is … well … conflicting.  An entry for “ice-hockey” in the 1936 edition of the Encyclopedia of Canada, ...

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by PRESIDENT on September 22nd, 2011
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Conn Smythe named William George Barker - Will Barker, the first President of The Toronto Maple Leafs in 1927. On Thursday, September 22, 2011 a memorial statue was unveiled in front of the mausoleum in Mount Pleasant Cemetery where his body lies. “Will Barker came back from the w...