Bobby Hull came late to the Gala Hat Festival and I don’t mean merely tardy: two-and-a-half hours the hat-people waited for him to show. I’m guessing there was some agitation over that, kvetching and snide remarks, maybe even some walk-outs among the hat community, who must have wondered (many of them) why they needed to be kowtowing to hockey players in the first place. 800 more words
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There was a time in the late 1970’s when the WHA Winnipeg Jets expected to win every night. They were the front-runner of the WHA, winning championships in 3 of the last 4 years in the 70’s, and losing in the finals in the other year. 486 more words
Wow……the blog yesterday spawned all sorts of response on naming bridges after hockey icons. With the controversy brewing over changing the name of the Samuel de Champlain bridge to Maurice Richard it looks like Pucksense Nation was very excited about changing the name to Mel Bridgeman instead. 107 more words
DELSON, Que. — Bobby Hull’s game-worn jersey from the Winnipeg Jets’ inaugural World Hockey Association season has sold for $122,057 at auction.
The jersey was one of several items featured among the 88 lots from his son Brett Hull’s personal collection that were recently up for auction. 52 more words