Tag Archives: 1951-52 Parkhurst

The hero before the hero

63 years ago today (three score and three?), Bill Barilko scored the Cup-winning goal in the 1951 Stanley Cup Final.  It was an OT goal against Habs goalie Gerry McNeil and was captured on this card.  Barilko, of course, died … Continue reading

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Another birthday – Gordie’s 85th

I missed the day for Bobby Orr last week, but I won’t miss this one.  Gordie Howe is 85 this weekend.  That doesn’t make me feel old as Gordie was always old (whereas Bobby Orr is perpetually young and the … Continue reading

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Now THESE are minis

This is a set that I’ve been debating getting into for years.  I finally found a perfect starter lot and the only regret I have is that I didn’t get into this a lot sooner.  I thought they looked cool … Continue reading

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Tod Sloan 1955-56 – the more things change….

I was listening to the radio the other day and the host was opining that if the Leafs could just land themselves a centre, they might have the makings of a legitimate first line.  This wouldn’t be a top-end first … Continue reading

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