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Tom is a huge hockey fan and enthusiast on hockey history. Tom is the author of OHL Alumni Central, a website dedicated to tracking the alumni of the Ontario Hockey League that are currently playing professionally throughout the world.

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by OHLAC
4 years ago
3 Most Valuable 1961-62 Parkhurst Goalie Hockey Cards

The 1961-62 Parkhurst set consists of 51 hockey cards featuring players from Toronto, Detroit and Montreal. Among the most valuable cards in the set are those featuring goaltenders Jacques Plante, Terry Sawchuk and Johnny Bower.

Travel & Places
by OHLAC
5 years ago
Best Travel Options Between Toronto and New York City

Toronto and New York City are two of the most important cities in North America, if not the world. The two centres are close enough to drive between but many other modes of less stressful modes of transportation exist.

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by OHLAC
5 years ago
4 Retired Numbers of the EIHL's Belfast Giants

The Belfast Giants are a hockey team in Great Britain's EIHL that has been in existence since the 2000-01 season. Since, the team has retired the jersey numbers of four players.

Travel & Places
by OHLAC
5 years ago
4 Royal Caribbean Radiance Class Cruise Ships

The Radiance Class of cruise ships belonging to Royal Caribbean International consists of four sisters that were put in service between 2001 and 2004. The Radiance, Brilliance, Serenade and Jewel can all hold around 2,500 passengers and around 860 crew members.

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by OHLAC
5 years ago
NHL Hockey Trivia: Boston Bruins Individual Records

The Boston Bruins entered the National Hockey League in 1924 and were the first United States based franchise in the NHL. Great players like Bobby Orr, Phil Esposito, Cam Neely, Joe Thornton and Gerry Cheevers have graced the Bruins lineup over the years. The individual records for the Bruins are quite impressive.

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by OHLAC
5 years ago
Hockey Trivia: Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League

The Kingston Frontenacs have been a franchise in the Ontario Hockey League since the 1973-74 season. Originally called the Canadians, the Frontenacs have yet to win a regular season or playoff championship in the OHL. Among the graduates of the club is an NHL 70 goal scorer.

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by OHLAC
5 years ago
Mike Bossy and the Rest of the 1991 Hockey Hall of Fame Class

The 1991 Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Class consisted of four great National Hockey League players, including two from the New York Islanders Stanley Cup dynasty of the early 1980's.

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by OHLAC
5 years ago
Cheevers, Parent, Favell: Amazing Goaltending Trio of the 1966-67 OKC Blazers

The Oklahoma City Blazers won it all in the Central Hockey League in 1966-67. The roster was filled with future NHL players. However, it was the goaltending trio of Bernie Parent, Gerry Cheevers and Doug Favell that was most impressive. Parent and Cheevers are now enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame.

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by OHLAC
5 years ago
L.A. Kings vs. Chicago Blackhawks NHL Stanley Cup History

The Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings meet in the 2012-13 NHL Western Conference final series, with the winner advancing to the Stanley Cup finals. Chicago entered the National Hockey League in 1926 while the Kings were an expansion franchise in 1967. Surprisingly, the two teams have met just one other time in the playoffs.

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by OHLAC
5 years ago
Peterborough Petes: The Last Robertson Cup 3-Peat in the OHL

The London Knights have won the Robertson Cup in the Ontario Hockey League that past two seasons. London has an opportunity to win their third in a row in 2013-14. The last team to accomplish this in the OHL was the Peterborough Petes in the late 1970's.

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by OHLAC
5 years ago
Boston Bruins vs. Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Playoff History

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins will meet in the 2012-13 Eastern Conference Finals in the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs. The Penguins and Bruins have met 4 times previously, with each team winning twice. The last time they met was in 1992.

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by OHLAC
5 years ago
5 NHL Coaches in 2012-13 Who Won Championships in the QMJHL

5 head coaches who were behind benches in the National Hockey League in 2012-13, got their start in a big way in the QMJHL. Each of the five NHL coaches previously won a President's Cup as QMJHL President's Cup champion.

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by OHLAC
5 years ago
3 NHL Coaches in 2012-13 to Win the IHL's Commissioner's Trophy

The Commissioner's Trophy was awarded to the Coach of the Year in the IHL, when the league existed. Three that were head coaches in the National Hockey League in 2012-13, at one time were awarded the Commissioner's Trophy.

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by OHLAC
5 years ago
Top 5 Picks at the 1990 NHL Entry Draft

At the 1990 NHL Entry Draft, an amazing crop of players were selected. One of the top 5 picks is still actively playing in the National Hockey League. Two years before the European invasion, four teams passed up on Jaromir Jagr before the Pittsburgh Penguins selected him fifth overall.

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by OHLAC
5 years ago
NHL Hockey Trivia: The Jack Adams Award

The Jack Adams Award has been handed out in the National Hockey League since the 1973-74 season. Just one NHL coach has won the award three times, despite being denied entry into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Only one coach has won the Jack Adams in consecutive seasons.

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by OHLAC
5 years ago
7 Fifty Goal Scorers in the 1991-92 Ontario Hockey League

The OHL had seven 50 goal scorers in 1991-92. Included were two thirds of the Grind Line that helped the Detroit Red Wings to four Stanley Cup championships, Darren McCarty and Kirk Maltby.

Travel & Places
by OHLAC
5 years ago
Princess Cruise Lines Eastern Caribbean Itinerary

For the fall and winter 2013-2014 Caribbean cruise season, Princess Cruise Lines will run the Crown Princess and Royal Princess on seven day Eastern Caribbean Itineraries embarking out of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Typical ports of call will be Princess Cays, Sint Maarten, St. Thomas and Grand Turk.

Sports
by OHLAC
5 years ago
NHL Hockey Trivia: The Triple Crown Line of the Los Angeles Kings

In the 1970's and 1980's, the Los Angeles Kings had a trio of players that made up one of the best lines in the National Hockey League. One was a multi-year 50 goal scorer. Another won the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL's scoring leader during the regular season.

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by OHLAC
5 years ago
Mike Keenan: Champion in 3 Hockey Leagues

Success has followed Iron Mike Keenan around the hockey world since 1979-80, even if popularity has not. Keenan has been head coach for a Robertson Cup championship in the OHL, a Calder Cup victory in the AHL and a Stanley Cup championship in the NHL. He will get his chance for a KHL championship over the next two years in Russia's KHL.

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by OHLAC
5 years ago
St. Louis Blues: Numbers Honoured But Not Retired

The St. Louis Blues have retired the jersey numbers of 6 players since joining the NHL in 1967-68. The Blues have also honoured 3 different numbers representing 6 different players.

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