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The Sports Archives – Longtime Sports Rivals That Fans Love To Debate!

It is not unusual to find rivals in sports. Most of the time it is between teams, such as the long-standing rivalry between the NFL’s Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys, the MLB’s New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, or … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Changing Face of Pro Hockey

Hockey is a unique game in so many ways, but not the least of which is the tendency for its players to periodically take a break from the game itself to punch each other in the head. This is one … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – More Stanley Cup Memories and Fun Facts

The 2011 Stanley Cup semi-finals are gearing up with the Tampa Bay Lightning taking on the Boston Bruins and the San Jose Sharks are up against the Vancouver Canucks.  To get you in the Stanley Cup mood, we thought you … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 1971 Stanley Cup MVP and then 1972 Rookie of the Year!

Winning the Stanley Cup MVP and then being awarded the Rookie of the Year in the following year is something that no one can boast about except goaltender Ken Dryden of the Montreal Canadiens. It was 1971 and once again … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Stanley Cup Memories – Boston and Montreal Rivalry Fires Up Again

What has proven to be one of the greatest rivalries in sports archives history is the ongoing battle between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins.  They have been fighting it out since the days of the ‘original six’ of the … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 1950 Stanley Cup Memories – The Greatest Show on Earth

When are the Stanley Cup finals NOT the greatest show on Earth?  The 1950 New York Rangers would answer:  “When the circus comes to town”.  The Rangers lost their home ice at Madison Square Garden during the 1950 Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Stanley Cup Memories – 1969 and the Montreal Canadiens

The year 1969 was not just another ordinary year in the NHL.  We saw a lot of ‘firsts’ come out of 1969.  What wasn’t a ‘first’ was the Montreal Canadiens winning the Stanley Cup for the 16th time and second … Continue reading

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