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50 Years Ago In Hockey

Oct 30, 2020

In this week’s show, we have the results of several significant games, and we talk about more dysfunction around the Detroit Red Wings. We also have a story about an NHL great getting arrested, and the big news of the week was the number of trade rumours swirling around several NHL teams with some big names...


Oct 23, 2020

In this week’s podcast, we have the results of some early-season key matchups, including a game that has been labeled a classic, we talk about the early history of professional hockey in Buffalo, and Memorial Auditorium, and we learn about a young hockey player whom Sabres GM Punch Imlach says could be the next...


Oct 16, 2020

In this week’s show we look at the first full week of the 1970-71 NHL schedule with some game highlights, we have news of former Bruins coach Harry Sinden taking some pot shots at Boston management, and we find out that rookie Red Wings coach Ned Harkness is discovering that life as an NHL coach is no bed of roses.


Oct 9, 2020

In this week’s show, we have lots of news, starting with Leafs captain Dave Keon finally ending his holdout and signing his contract, Red Wings coach Ned Harkness butts heads with star Garry Unger, and we have coverage of the very first NHL games of both the Vancouver Canucks and Buffalo Sabres!

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Oct 8, 2020

This is a preview of a bonus episode, an hour-long deep dive into how hockey writers saw the 1970-71 season playing out. To hear the full show, become a supporter at http://patreon.com/hockey50years