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The 50 Years Ago in Hockey Podcast is a weekly trip back in time as we report on hockey news and events from half a century ago.Presented by The Hockey Podcast Network@hockeypodnet Thehockeypodcastnetwork.com

50 Years Ago In Hockey Rick Cole

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The 50 Years Ago in Hockey Podcast is a weekly trip back in time as we report on hockey news and events from half a century ago.Presented by The Hockey Podcast Network@hockeypodnet Thehockeypodcastnetwork.com

    November 29 - December 5, 1971: Big Little Man Calls It Quits

    November 29 - December 5, 1971: Big Little Man Calls It Quits

    In our 110th weekly episode, we talk about Sabres’ rookie Richard Martin having last June’s Amateur Draft all figured out, we get word of a Toronto - Boston trade brewing, and we learn of the retirement of my very first hockey hero, and the time I first met him.
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    • 52 min
    November 22-28, 1971: Did The Seals Lose Out Again?

    November 22-28, 1971: Did The Seals Lose Out Again?

    In this week’s show we have more WHA news, the Seals figure they have been taken advantage of in another trade, and Stan Fischler tells us the Canadiens were all wrong about Bobby Sheehan.
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    • 51 min
    November 15-21, 1971: A Busy Week Of Trades

    November 15-21, 1971: A Busy Week Of Trades

    In this week’s show, we have lots of trades to tell you about, also a crazy, unfortunate off-ice injury to a St. Louis Blues player, and some WHA news as well!
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    • 56 min
    November 8-14, 1971: NHL Announces Expansion

    November 8-14, 1971: NHL Announces Expansion

    November 8-14, 1971: NHL Announces Expansion
    In this week’s show, we talk about some players who are injured in hockey fights, we learn of a career minor-league hockey player who was basically blacklisted by an NHL GM and we get all the details from the NHL’s announcement of their expansion by two clubs, who will join the league in the fall of 1972. 
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    • 59 min
    November 1-7, 1971: The WHA Takes Shape

    November 1-7, 1971: The WHA Takes Shape

    n this week’s episode we have more turmoil with the Detroit Red Wings, the Kings make a trade to get the goalkeeper they desperately need, and the fledgling World Hockey Association makes a big announcement!
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    October 25-31, 1971: Early Season Coaching Shakeups

    October 25-31, 1971: Early Season Coaching Shakeups

    In this week’s episode we have more NHL coaching changes, we get more news from the WHA and a young goalkeeper makes a very auspicious debut after being traded to a new team.
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    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

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3 Ratings

Baseballradioguy ,

Well done

Really interesting podcast. He does his research and makes it interesting.

Philadelphia Atom ,

Great slice of history

Hockey was much different 50 years ago...some might even say better. Regardless, this pod is a great little time machine. Enjoy the past.

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