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Memories of 1978 World Junior Hockey Championship in Montreal

The last time the World Junior Hockey Championship was played in Montreal was 1977-78, when a 16-year-old Wayne Gretzky was in the spotlight.

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Memories of 1978 World Junior Hockey Championship in Montreal

The last time the World Junior Hockey Championship was played in Montreal was 1977-78, when a 16-year-old Wayne Gretzky was in the spotlight.

Veteran broadcaster Ron Reusch handled the TV play-by-play for that tournament, which wasn’t the big event back then that it has since become in Canada. 533 more words

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thank you, everybody, for this hat festival

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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Connor McDavid in the spotlight as world junior tournament returns to Montreal

The last time the World Junior Hockey Championship was played in Montreal, the spotlight was on a 16-year-old named Wayne Gretzky.

The future Great One, with pimples on his face and weighing about 150 pounds, finished the 1978 tournament with eight goals and nine assists in six games and was named the outstanding forward. 1,037 more words

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Book brings to life major moments in Canadian hockey history

If you’re looking for a last-minute gift for the hockey fan in your life, may I suggest It’s Our Game: Celebrating 100 Years of Hockey Canada (Viking $39.95). 483 more words

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Top 2014: Champion beats challenger

This month Olympic.ca will be revisiting the top Canadian sports moments of 2014.

Freezing at the bottom of the hill around midnight local time, I waited as the final six men’s moguls competitors were set to descend for a shot at Olympic gold. 427 more words

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Recovering Howe could make public appearance in Saskatoon

SASKATOON — Gordie Howe’s kids are telling his sister back home in Saskatoon that the Hockey Hall of Famer “is kicking ass” as he recovers from a series of strokes. 523 more words

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