Montreal Canadiens (1955-1960)

Coming into the second half of the 50s, the Montreal Canadiens were in a constant fight with the Detroit Red Wings for league dominance. They had finished just barely below the Red Wings in the 1954-55 regular season and had fallen just short in the playoffs as well, losing twice in a row in game … Continue reading Montreal Canadiens (1955-1960)


NHL Draft History

Origins and Changes Young fresh faces have always been one of the best ways to rejuvenate a team. These days, most teams rely heavily on the NHL Entry draft for their infusion of youth, but it wasn’t always that way. Older players, such as Ted Lindsay and Gordie Howe had to be invited to training … Continue reading NHL Draft History