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Hockey My Door to Europe By DENIS GIBBONS The purpose of the book was to reveal how international hockey changed my life in the sense of opening my door, not only to Europe but also to the rest...
Since writing last week about the Gilmour brothers, I’ve been spending some of my lockdown time trying to find the story of how Billy Gilmour and his daughter escaped from Nazi-occupied France. If...
Feel free to discuss.... started back on Oct 2nd for reference. Criteria is 22 and under, 41 NHL GP or less, no goalies 2019 list: HFBoards TOP 50 Prospects 1-51 1. Alexis Lafrenière -...
According to Wikipedia (if I counted them up correctly!), there have been 299 sets of brothers who’ve played in the NHL from the league’s beginning in 1917 through 2019–20. Of that group, 47 sets...
The ice hockey team of the Skating Club of Brooklyn, colloquially known as the Brooklyn Skating Club, appeared as one of the four founding clubs during the inaugural 1896–97 season of the New York...
Few fans get to be as lucky as I've been. While working on the 'Toronto Maple Leafs: Official Centennial Publication,' I interviewed about 100 players, past and present, and finished each...
Delaying the second COVID vaccine dose – a medical expert answers key questions vasilis asvestas/Shutterstock Paul Hunter, University of East Anglia The UK is facing an alarming...
Can you think of a player that needed just one more great year - or even just one great playoff run or something else happening to them - that would have given them a rightful spot in the HHOF?...
With NHL season starting soon some of these guys are on these lists for the last time, let's see what you guys think of this ranking 1. Alexis Lafreniere 2. Tim Stuetzle 3. Moritz Seider 4....
Hi everyone, With international hockey on our minds and the World Juniors tournament underway, I've been asked to present about Father Bauer and the Great Experiment: The Genesis of Canadian...
Eduard Georgievich Ivanov (1938-2013) was a staple on the defence of the Soviet national team from 1962/3 until 1966/67. A curious episode from the 1964 Olympics in Innsbruck, however, has led...
About the book: Whether you're a die-hard booster from the early days of Conn Smythe or a new supporter of Randy Carlyle, these are the 100 things all Maple Leaf fans need to know and do in their...
You’d think something as simple as who was the first goalie in hockey history to wear a mask would be an easy question to answer. It’s not. In fact, it’s been surprisingly difficult to nail down....
Why an antidepressant could be used to treat COVID-19 Volodymyr TVERDOKHLIB/Shutterstock Colin Davidson, University of Central Lancashire A commonly used drug called...
The Fastest Game in the World: Hockey and the Globalization of Sports is a history of the global sport based on research in multiple countries and multiple languages. The author was a history...
Various family constellations have been part of the ice hockey world throughout the history of organized competition, most often made from a set of brothers. The Montreal Hockey Club (AAA), for...
In his SIHR blog entry from April 5 ("A Londoner upsets the Reds – Wembley Lions versus the Soviet Union 1955"), Stewart Roberts takes a look at the series of games the Soviet national team played...
Lion in Winter - Great Britain at the Olympic, World and European Championships 1910-1981. A 652 page comprehensive volume that took seven years of research and writing, describing in detail...
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