Overview

Providence has an old and rich hockey tradition. The Providence Reds were one of the first professional hockey teams in the United States. In their 51-year history (1926-1977), the Reds won seven playoff championships, including four Calder Cup titles. The Reds were the first minor-league hockey team to operate for 50 seasons. The Providence Bruins, established in the 1992-1993 season, carry on the city's great hockey legacy and gave Providence its fifth Calder Cup title. Several Hockey Hall of Famers have played...
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Hockey in Providence

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Overview

Providence has an old and rich hockey tradition. The Providence Reds were one of the first professional hockey teams in the United States. In their 51-year history (1926-1977), the Reds won seven playoff championships, including four Calder Cup titles. The Reds were the first minor-league hockey team to operate for 50 seasons. The Providence Bruins, established in the 1992-1993 season, carry on the city's great hockey legacy and gave Providence its fifth Calder Cup title. Several Hockey Hall of Famers have played for Providence-based teams, including Bobby Bauer, Hector "Toe" Blake, Johnny Bower, Frank Brimsek, Eddie Giacomin, Rod Langway, Milt Schmidt, and Lorne "Gump" Worsley.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439617960
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 9/18/2012
  • Series: Images of Sports
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • File size: 32 MB
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Meet the Author

Jim Mancuso is a member of the Society for International Hockey Research and the Rhode Island Reds Heritage Society. He has written several other books on minor-league hockey, including Hockey in the Capital District, Hockey in Charlotte, Hockey in Springfield, and Hockey in Syracuse.
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