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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

    FLASHBACK: June 7-13, 1971

    FLASHBACK: June 7-13, 1971

    In our second rerun, we go back to the NHL meetings of June 1971. Significant happening here are Punch Imlach’s master manipulations of the rules of the NHL Intra-league draft, Scotty Bowman becomes coach of Montreal Canadiens and there is some troubling news about the financial operation of the Vancouver Canucks. 

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    • 54 min
    FLASHBACK: June 8-14, 1970

    FLASHBACK: June 8-14, 1970

    In this special episode, I guess you could call this one of our summer reruns, we go back to the week of June 8-14, 1970 and report on the NHL 1970 summer meetings. We think you will find this one fairly interesting, this is the point at which the Buffalo Sabres and Vancouver Canucks entered the NHL and we will have all of that week’s drama - enjoy!

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    • 53 min
    June 5-11, 1972: The Amateur & Expansion Drafts

    June 5-11, 1972: The Amateur & Expansion Drafts

    This week’s show is a busy one with all the news from the NHL June meetings in Montreal. We have the Amateur and Expansion drafts and the full genius of Habs GM Sammy Pollock is on display. 
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    • 57 min
    May 29-June 4, 1972: What’s Worrying The WHA?

    May 29-June 4, 1972: What’s Worrying The WHA?

    In this week’s show, we have lots of player signing news, Joe Crozier is admonished by a British Columbia Supreme Court judge, and we learn why the World Hockey Association is actually worried about weakening NHL teams by stealing their players!
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    • 58 min
    May 22-28, 1972: The WHA Gears Up

    May 22-28, 1972: The WHA Gears Up

    In our 133rd weekly show, we have lots of WHA signing news, including some instances where players were alleged to have signed with both the WHA and NHL; the NHL governors met to try and decide which two cities will be awarded the next two expansion franchises, and the annual Canadian Amateur Hockey Association meetings produced some controversy, resulting in one province resigning from the organization.
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    May 14-20, 1972: Will Winnipeg Get Bobby Hull?

    May 14-20, 1972: Will Winnipeg Get Bobby Hull?

    In our first show of the 1972 off-season, we get some WHA news, a few coaches are re-signed and Punch Imlach replaces himself in Buffalo and the bombshell of the week has Bobby Hull confirming he is very seriously considering an offer to sign with the WHA Winnipeg Jets!
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    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Peter in Raleigh ,

Are you coming back?

This is my favorite hockey podcast. When will new episodes return?

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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