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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 – Stanley Cup Memories and Fun Facts

Lord Stanley’s Cup goes to the last NHL team standing after a series of four playoff rounds where each round is best-of-seven.  The playoffs usually run mid-April to early June and are, in my opinion, the toughest 7-8 weeks of … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 1936 Stanley Cup Memories – The Longest Game

If someone were to tell us that their goaltender had not given up a goal in 176 minutes and 30 seconds; a quick tally in our heads would conclude that this goalie had been perfect for almost 3 consecutive games.  … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 1976-1983 Stanley Cup Memories – Canadiens, Islanders Reign Supreme

Will there ever be another time in NHL history where 2 teams win back-to-back 4 consecutive year terms of Stanley Cup championships?  The first question that needs to be answered is ‘Will there ever be another team that will win … 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 – Hull Doubles Up in Dallas and Detroit

The golden years of hockey may start when a player reaches the age of 35.  No doubt, Gordie Howe and Chris Chelios would argue that, however either way, when a professional hockey player reaches that age, his playing days are … Continue reading

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