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Archie Briden
Hockey players tend to be a vagabond bunch. But Archie Briden might be the only player in National Hockey League history who could say his journey to the NHL included a stop in Egypt. Archie "Red" Briden was born in somewhere in Ontario in 1897. Sources say...
Hockey players tend to be a vagabond bunch. But Archie Briden might be the only player in National Hockey League history who could say his journey to the NHL included a stop in Egypt. Archie "Red" Briden was born in somewhere in Ontario in 1897. Sources say Renfrew, Hintonburg, Ottawa.
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Hobie Kitchen
There was a time when Hobie Kitchen was a well paid defenseman with the Montreal Maroons, where he paired effectively with Babe Siebert. He later played with the Detroit Cougars, teaming with Clem Loughlin. He then seemingly disappearing from the world alto...
There was a time when Hobie Kitchen was a well paid defenseman with the Montreal Maroons, where he paired effectively with Babe Siebert. He later played with the Detroit Cougars, teaming with Clem Loughlin. He then seemingly disappearing from the world altogether. Unfortunately, that comment is ...
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Lou Holmes
Lou Holmes was born in Rushall, England, but he grew up in Edmonton, Alberta after moving to Canada when Lou was 18 months old. Holmes, like all the kids in the neighborhood, took up the great Canadian game. He was very good at it, rising all the way to pla...
Lou Holmes was born in Rushall, England, but he grew up in Edmonton, Alberta after moving to Canada when Lou was 18 months old. Holmes, like all the kids in the neighborhood, took up the great Canadian game. He was very good at it, rising all the way to play junior with the Edmonton Bruins.
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Cummy Burton
Cumming Burton, known to everyone as the loveable Cummy, was a proud Subury, Ontario boy who went on to a notable hockey career. That included playing right wing for the Detroit Red Wings for a total of 46 games in the 1950s. He never scored a goal, and man...
Cumming Burton, known to everyone as the loveable Cummy, was a proud Subury, Ontario boy who went on to a notable hockey career. That included playing right wing for the Detroit Red Wings for a total of 46 games in the 1950s. He never scored a goal, and managed only two assists.
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Art Alexandre
Tiny Art Alexandre skated 11 games with the Montreal Canadiens back in 1932, plus four more in the playoffs. Alexandre stood just five-foot-five and weighed only 150 pounds, making the left winger speedy and nimble on his skates. He never put up any notable...
Tiny Art Alexandre skated 11 games with the Montreal Canadiens back in 1932, plus four more in the playoffs. Alexandre stood just five-foot-five and weighed only 150 pounds, making the left winger speedy and nimble on his skates. He never put up any notable offensive numbers anywhere he played, ...
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Tony Feltrin
The beautiful Vancouver Island town of Ladysmith is known for two things. It is a beautiful, quiet seaside community right on the 49th parallel, full of antique shops and coffee houses popular with tourists and retirees. And it is the birthplace of Pamela A...
The beautiful Vancouver Island town of Ladysmith is known for two things. It is a beautiful, quiet seaside community right on the 49th parallel, full of antique shops and coffee houses popular with tourists and retirees. And it is the birthplace of Pamela Anderson. It is not known for hockey.
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Fred Gordon
Weldon Frederick Gordon, known to everyone simply as Fred, played two seasons in the National Hockey League way back in the 1920s. He played one season with the Detroit Cougars and one more with the Boston Bruins. Born in Fleming, Saskatchewan on May 6th, 1...
Weldon Frederick Gordon, known to everyone simply as Fred, played two seasons in the National Hockey League way back in the 1920s. He played one season with the Detroit Cougars and one more with the Boston Bruins. Born in Fleming, Saskatchewan on May 6th, 1900, he rose to hockey prominence in ...
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Kevin O'Shea
Right-winger Kevin O'Shea played 134 NHL games in the early 1970s. He was a hard worker who could play the body with zeal and drive to the net to create scoring chances. Mostly he was a defensive forward who did not add much offense on his own. He scored 13...
Right-winger Kevin O'Shea played 134 NHL games in the early 1970s. He was a hard worker who could play the body with zeal and drive to the net to create scoring chances. Mostly he was a defensive forward who did not add much offense on his own. He scored 13 goals and 31 points in his NHL career.
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Chuck Holmes
Chuck Holmes was a long time hockey player out west.  He starred in Edmonton as a junior and a pro, and later in Seattle. He also got a brief chance in the NHL with the Detroit Red Wings in the 1950s, totalling 23 games. Holmes is the son of Lou Holmes, who...
Chuck Holmes was a long time hockey player out west. He starred in Edmonton as a junior and a pro, and later in Seattle. He also got a brief chance in the NHL with the Detroit Red Wings in the 1950s, totalling 23 games. Holmes is the son of Lou Holmes, who was also an Edmonton junior and ...
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Walt McCartney
Walt McCartney was a western boy through-and-through. Yet he spent one season playing senior hockey in Quebec, which also resulted in the only to NHL games in his career. McCartney was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, either in 1909 or 1911 depending on the so...
Walt McCartney was a western boy through-and-through. Yet he spent one season playing senior hockey in Quebec, which also resulted in the only to NHL games in his career. McCartney was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, either in 1909 or 1911 depending on the source. He moved to Weyburn, ...
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Chico Maki
Chico Maki was born on August 17, 1939 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. He moved to the Simcoe area in the 1950s to play hockey. It is there where the hard working right winger caught the eye of the Chicago Blackhawks. He began playing for their junior affilia...
Chico Maki was born on August 17, 1939 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. He moved to the Simcoe area in the 1950s to play hockey. It is there where the hard working right winger caught the eye of the Chicago Blackhawks. He began playing for their junior affiliate, the St. Catharines Teepees, ...
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Marc Chorney
Taylor Chorney's hockey career is very much of a story of like father, like son. Taylor was a star defenseman at the University of North Dakota. He was a second round draft pick of the Edmonton Oilers in 2005, but has largely failed to establish himself as ...
Taylor Chorney's hockey career is very much of a story of like father, like son. Taylor was a star defenseman at the University of North Dakota. He was a second round draft pick of the Edmonton Oilers in 2005, but has largely failed to establish himself as a NHL regular.
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Freelance hockey writer. Written 2 books, working on a 2011 eBook release, written for several major periodicals and websites. Curator of GreatestHockeyLegends.com , HockeyBookReviews.com and 1972SummitSeries.com
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