Johnson: Constructing the ultimate Canadien player
It's the Canadiens' centennial season. Montreal is hosting the All-Star festivities. So we're throwing our own party by compiling the ultimate Canadiens player of all time.
Hockey’s Original 6 by Mike Leonetti (Greystone Books, 2011) - Book Review
Many hockey purists will argue that the glory days of hockey existed between 1942 and 1967, a period that was named the “Golden Era” of hoc...
As I started weeding through my collection yesterday I stumbled upon this great insert set that I had almost completely forgotten about. In 1977 you got one "glossy" insert in each pack of O-Pee-Chee/Topps hockey cards. There are 22 cards in the glossy set, and it's chock full of Hall-of-Famers. It's amazing that I sat on this for over a year, yet Captain Canuck literally beat me to the punch in displaying these cards by just a day. Oh well, I had already scanned in all 22 and got them…
Bruins goalie Gerry Cheevers keeps his eyes on the puck in a game against the Montreal Canadiens in the late 1970s. [Photo: Denis Brodeur (1930-2013) / NHLI via Getty Images]