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The Sports Archives – Five Canadian Teams Have Returned To The NHL Playoffs, and That’s a Good Thing!

Years from now, when the wounds are somewhat healed and the sting is less potent, fans will speak of the time in Spring of 2016 when not one of the seven Canadian hockey teams made the playoffs. Arenas were empty, … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Could this be Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals Year?

The 2015-16 Washington Capitals have won the NHL President’s Trophy but still have a tough path to the treasured Stanley Cup.  They have never won the ultimate prize, but if Alexander Ovechkin has his way, there may be a celebration … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Skating Through Women’s Ice Hockey History!

The infographic below, Skating Through Women’s Ice Hockey, is presented to you by Tucker Hockey (www.tuckerhockey.com). The Sports Archives would like to summarize some of the facts regarding Women’s Hockey as illustrated in the infographic.  Girl’s and women’s hockey is growing … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The History Of Hockey In Canada

The following is a timeline which marks some of the most famous historical events that were instrumental in the evolvement of the sport of hockey in Canada.   The game was first called shinny or hurly and was played in Nova … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – A Brief History of Ice Hockey!

The name hockey is most likely derived from the word hoquet, a word in Middle French used for describing a shepherd’s stave, which had a curved or hooked end.  Throughout the ages, there have been many recordings of a game played with curved … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – How To Choose Your Ice Hockey Position

So you’ve joined a team, bought your ice hockey skates and had a few scrapes and bangs. Now you know what the game is all about it’s time to choose your position. Take a look at the following to find … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Women In Hockey Are Going Places!

Paul Gallico described Ice hockey “precociously” by stating it as “a fast body-contact game played by men with clubs in their hands and knives laced to their feet”. This is a blunt definition of the game as it is renowned … Continue reading

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