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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...

Small Town Hockey Heroes: Ron Boehm

You can listen to this episode on my podcast on iTunes here:  is also available on all other podcast platforms. Born on Aug. 14, 1943 in Allan, Saskatchewan, Ron Boehm would attend high school in the community of his birth before leaving to...

Who Was Bill Barilko?

If you are Canadian, you have heard the name Bill Barilko. Even if you never saw the man play, you will know his name thanks to the Tragically Hip song that mentions him. Who was Bill Barilko though? In this episode, let’s dive into the man that...

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