Tag Archives: Montreal Canadiens

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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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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