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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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    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

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

    January, 1972: Weeks 1 And 2

    January, 1972: Weeks 1 And 2

    We return from our holiday with this week’s show in which we talk about the sudden illness of Sabres Punch Imlach, the squabble over ownership of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Gordie Howe’s future as an executive with the Detroit Red Wings, plus much more!
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    • 48 min
    FLASHBACK: January 5-11, 1970: A Heroic Act By An NHL Star

    FLASHBACK: January 5-11, 1970: A Heroic Act By An NHL Star

    As we continue to recover from COVID here, we bring you this flashback episode from a couple years ago. We appreciate you bearing with us during this time, and hope to be back soon with updates on all the current goings-on, from 50 years ago!

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    • 51 min
    Part 4: The Media and the Death of Terry Sawchuk

    Part 4: The Media and the Death of Terry Sawchuk

    In this, the final episode on the media and the death of Terry Sawchuk, we give you a selection of some of the tributes written by some of the best hockey writers of all time in the various newspapers in the US and Canada.

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    • 50 min
    Part 3: The Media and the Death of Terry Sawchuk

    Part 3: The Media and the Death of Terry Sawchuk

    In the third episode of our series on how the media covered the death of Terry Sawchuk, we cover the legal aspects of the case, the evidence that the Grand Jury would hear, and their decision. As we report on all the evidence, we get a good idea on what likely happened on the night of April 29, 1970.

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    • 52 min
    Part 2: The Media and the Death of Terry Sawchuk

    Part 2: The Media and the Death of Terry Sawchuk

    Following hospitalization and a brief period of silence, Terry Sawchuk's death shocks the hockey world, and the press scrambles to catch up.

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    • 41 min
    Part 1: The Media and the Death of Terry Sawchuk

    Part 1: The Media and the Death of Terry Sawchuk

    How the media covered the hospitalization of Terry Sawchuk just prior to his death, and how the NY Rangers may have completely covered up the story.

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    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
3 Ratings

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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