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Welcome to 1967!

Welcome to our new page, “50 Years Ago in Hockey.” On this page we’ll provide coverage of events in the hockey world as they happened 50 years ago. We have gleaned information from over 25 historical newspapers and wire services of the day, as well as anecdotal information shared by some of the hockey people […]

March 14

In today’s report, we look at the five National Hockey League games played last night. We’ll also have some news on the troubled Oakland Seals franchise, and a little more on the investigation into the anti-Semitic remarks from Boston Bruins players alleged by Philadelphia Flyers player Larry Zeidel. Bruins 2 Rangers 1 The Boston Bruins […]

March 11

It was a busy weekend in the National Hockey League and after all the action, the two main topics of conversation were the play of the Red Wings and Maple Leafs after the Big Trade, and the suspensions of Eddie Shack and Larry Zeidel. We have details on both stories today. Zeidel, Shack Banned by […]

March 8

The biggest news coming out of the three games played in the National Hockey League last night originates in Toronto, but has nothing to do with the Maple Leafs. The Philadelphia Flyers, hosted the Boston Bruins at Maple Leaf Gardens because their own arena is closed due to roof damage. The Bruins edged the Flyers […]

March  7

A busy Wednesday evening in the National Hockey League with five games on the docket. Two of the games featured the first action for both Toronto and Detroit after their big trade made Sunday evening. Early returns seem to indicate that the Leafs are enjoying immediate dividends from the transaction, while for the Red Wings, […]

March 4

We’ve delayed our report a bit today to try to get as much reaction as we could about the big news of the day – a gigantic trade between the Red Wings and Maple Leafs. It’s a shame that the Detroit Free Press is presently on strike, their fine crew of writers doubtless would have […]

March 3

Today’s report features all the games from last night, plus a look towards the roster freeze deadline, which is at midnight tonight. We haven’t had a blockbuster trade in the NHL since the big Maple Leafs – Rangers swap of February 22, 1964… could a big deal be in the offing this year? Black Hawks […]

March 2

Our blog returns today after a couple of weeks off as we begin to cover the stretch run in the 1967-68 hockey season. Since our last report, the playoff picture has become clearer, at least in the Eastern Division, as Toronto and Detroit seem to have fallen off the face of the earth, And in […]