Tag Archives: Stanley Cup

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 – 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 – The Coolest Trophy Designs In Sports!

Trophies in sports provide validation of a job well done. Whether it’s an individual or team award, the trophy is the tall, heavy, shiny light at the end of the season-long tunnel. They are displayed in stadiums for fans to … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – What’s in a Name: The Larry O’Brien NBA Championship Trophy!

Who doesn’t like holding a much deserved sports trophy in their hand? No one that I have ever run across. Ever since playing sports as a kid I have been hooked on trophies. Why, I still have most of my … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – United Nations of Hockey!

United Nations of Hockey When I look back on the hockey team I played for as a child I realize how typically Canadian we were.  I certainly didn’t know it at the time;  we were just kids playing the best … 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 – 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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