Even if the Montreal Canadiens’ magical Zamboni may soon turn back into a pumpkin, there is no doubt that their playoff run has captured the imaginations of hockey fans everywhere. The Canadiens were the New York Yankees of hockey, and they were just as polarizing. But the Canadiens have not hoisted the Stanley Cup since 1993. Most of the 35,000 fans jammed into the streets … [Read more...] about Caufield’s Playoff Performance Fueling Anticipation for His 2021-22 RCs
An avid hockey card collector and die-hard Montreal Canadiens fan from Thunder Bay, Ontario will be attending Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals in Montreal Monday as one of the winners of the grand prize in the Tim Hortons Collect to Win contest that was held during the Upper Deck Tim Hortons hockey card promotion in late 2020. Jeff Murray of Thunder Bay, Ontario is an … [Read more...] about Avid Collector and Canadiens Fan Wins Trip to Game 4
Throughout the 1970s, the Montreal Canadiens were the most dominant club in hockey. While the Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers tried to wrestle that title away from them throughout the decade, the team's defense corps that featured the Hall of Fame trio of Larry Robinson, Serge Savard, and Guy Lapointe ensure that Lord Stanley's Mug was staying with the Bleu, Blanc et … [Read more...] about The Big Three: Collecting the Heart of the 1970s Montreal Canadiens
With no major issue hockey cards hitting the market between the 1941-42 and 1950-51 seasons, there is a generation of NHL players that have a limited cardboard legacy. Many great names came and went during this period, but there is likely none greater than Montreal Canadiens goaltender Bill Durnan. When hockey cards boomed in the early 1990s, many collectors wisely invested … [Read more...] about Bill Durnan: Hockey’s Greatest Forgotten Legend?
Growing up in New Brunswick, Ron Vender naturally gravitated toward hockey and the Montreal Canadiens. His favorite player was Habs goalie Ken Dryden, “an educated guy” who fit his ideal as a hockey idol, since Vender didn’t have time to play the game. “I was too busy studying,” he said. But after reading “Howie Morenz: Hockey’s First Superstar,” Dean Robinson’s 1982 … [Read more...] about Canadian Collector Creates Website Dedicated To Howie Morenz
Thank goodness they didn't cut it up. Panini America takes redemption cards to a different level today when 2010-11 Dominion Hockey is released across North America. Inside one box is a redemption card good for a unique prize. Not another 1/1 autograph. It's a miniature Stanley Cup originally presented to a member of the 1978-79 Montreal Canadiens. Panini America … [Read more...] about Panini Giving Away Stanley Cup
Canadian thieves picked a bountiful target for a robbery. Valuable jewelry was taken--along with a pair of championship rings belonging to the former owner of the Montreal Canadiens. … [Read more...] about 1970s Stanley Cup Rings Swiped in $1 Million Robbery