Stan Mikita

Despite being born in Czechoslovakia in 1940, Mikita spent much of his youth being raised in Ontario, where his family would emigrate when he was eight years old. Mikita played for his local team in the OHA, the St. Catherines Teepees for three years and improved dramatically each year before the Chicago Black Hawks, who … Continue reading Stan Mikita

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Frank Mahovlich

Frank Mahovlich was born in Timmins, Ontario in 1938 into a family that would become known for hockey. His younger brother Pete would later join Frank in the NHL, but Frank, who was nearly 9 years older, was more of an "Original Six" player than Pete was. Mahovlich played for the St. Michael's team in … Continue reading Frank Mahovlich