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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 History Lesson – Stanley Cup Playoffs Closed Due To Flu

The year was 1919 and the Seattle Metropolitans of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA) were a very talented hockey team.  They became the first American based team to win the Stanley Cup by beating the Montreal Canadiens (then of … Continue reading

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