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Howie Morenz

He is considered to be one of the first major stars of the NHL, and the first icon of the Montreal Canadiens. One of the greatest players to ever lace up the skates and the most dynamic player between the World Wars, his career was cut short but his...

The Montreal Wanderers

They were one of the most successful hockey clubs in the early history of hockey in Canada. If not for an unfortunate event, perhaps there would have been an Original Seven era, rather than Original Six. While the team is long gone, for a time, it...

Clint Benedict

He was an innovator that changed hockey forever, and the position of goalie. He was also known for having some problems off the ice, but his legacy on the ice is undisputed. Today, I am looking at the life and career of Clint Benedict. Born in...

Cyclone Taylor

Born as Frederick Wellington Taylor in Tara, Ontario, the fourth of five children to Archie and Mary Taylor, it is not known the exact date that Taylor was born. Most sources cite it was June 23, 1884, so that is what we are going with. Taylor grew...

The Richard Riot

One of the most important events in Quebec’s history in the 20th century came about because of a hockey game but it had nothing to do with a Stanley Cup. Instead, it was a suspension and the subsequent riot that would become a precursor to the Quiet...

Small Town Hockey Heroes: Pat Egan

Small Town Hockey Heroes: Pat Egan

Support the podcast at www.patreon.com/canadaehx Listen to this podcast episode by searching for Canadian History Ehx on all podcast platforms Born on April 25, 1918 in Blackie, Alberta, Pat Egan would have a decent playing and coaching career...

Small Town Hockey Heroes: Hal Winkler

As it says in Stan Fischler’s 1975 Hockey Encyclopedia, Harold “Hal” Lang’s problem was that he was born simply too soon. If born a few years earlier, he may have had a Hall-of-Fame career. Unfortunately, he was born on March 20, 1894 in Gretna...

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