Today in Hockey History: NHL Debuts in 1917

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Normally we’d be in the midst of starting up another hockey season now, but we’re in a different world. Last Word on Hockey is still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look […] READ MORE


Flashback Friday: 1998 Olympic Men’s Hockey

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When the “Tournament of the Champions” began at the 1998 Olympic games in Nagano, Japan, Team Canada and Team USA were the heavy favourites to capture Gold medals for their countries. It was the first time in the history of the Olympics, the NHL had shut down during the games, to allow countries the opportunity […] READ MORE