Hi everyone! After a hiatus that has lasted far too long, 50 Years Ago in Hockey is making a comeback. We’ve been engaged in a few other projects over the past year and are now ready to get back to supporting our daily @1969hockeynews Twitter account, where we report on news and events in the […]
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 […]
This week’s 50 Years Ago in Hockey podcast has results of some early-season key games, we talk about the history of professional hockey in Buffalo, and The Aud, and we learn about a young hockey player whom Sabres GM Punch Imlach says could be the next Davey Keon.
In this week’s episode of the 50 Years Ago in Hockey podcast, 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 […]
Here’s a quick preview of this week’s 50 Years Ago in Hockey Podcast, available tomorrow!
The newest episode of the 50 Years Ago in Hockey Podcast is now available! In this week’s show, we get into October and that means the NHL season is close at hand. Contract disputes dominate the hockey news, but we also learn a bit about a rising Toronto Maple Leafs star; we will hear from […]
The latest episode of 50 Years Ago in Hockey is now available! In this week’s show, with player contract disputes dominating the hockey news, we get a further look at Alan Eagleson’s business habits. Bobby Orr suffers another injury (how serious is it?), and @MapleLeafs captain Davey Keon walks out of training camp over his […]
This week’s 50 Years Ago in Hockey Podcast is now available!In this week’s show, we talk about NHL training camps getting into full swing, with one of the NHL’s all-time great goalies making his first appearance with the Maple Leafs; we learn about a young NHL superstar suffering a significant injury just before reporting to […]
This week’s 50 Years Ago in Hockey Podcast is now live!In this week’s show, the unofficial beginning of our second season of podcasts, we will talk about the numerous hockey news stories circulating as we move into September, 1970 – almost too much news to mention; we learn that a veteran Maple Leaf’s days in […]
This week’s 50 Years Ago in Hockey Podcast is now available!In this week’s show, we have lots of hockey signings to report, we delve into the money problems plaguing the Pittsburgh Penguins, and we have the story of the reinstatement of two NHL stars who were suspended from hockey for life after they were caught […]
This week’s 50 Years Ago in Hockey Podcast is now available. This time around we examine the issues between Derek Sanderson and the Bruins, and we look at some exciting new additions to the Hockey Hall of Fame at the CNE grounds in Toronto, plus much more!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQlJ2Bu9H6Y
This week’s 50 Years Ago in Hockey podcast is now available! In this episode we learn about the Sabres new farm team location and set straight rumours of a serious injury to Bruins captain John Bucyk. Plus, more from author Todd Denault! What’s YOUR greatest game ever? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBIrpiYdPYI