Monthly Archives: January 2014

Stick Ball On Ice

Various ‘stickball’ games have been played by Native Americans throughout the continent prior to Europeans arrival . This goes for Southern, Central American and Northern American region. The nature of rules, and equipment varied according to where –and of course- … Continue reading

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Canadian Stick Ball

1749: British military diary explains fusion of shinny and Mikmaq hockey.In the book Halifax: Warden of the North, one of the finest books ever written on Canadian history, the author Thomas H. Raddall, citing a British military diary from 1749, … Continue reading

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Early Hockey Facts

Did you know that the first recorded game on ”steel skates” was in 1783 New York City?(Collect Pond) “Nothing can exceed in brilliancy and animation the prospect it presented on a fine winter day, when the icy surface was alive … Continue reading

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