Hockey in Syracuse

Hockey in Syracuse

by Jim Mancuso
     
 

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Hockey in Syracuse retraces the history of the eight professional teams that have taken the ice in Syracuse in six different leagues since 1930. Each team has its own colorful story, beginning with the Syracuse Stars of the International Hockey League. The "Twinklers" have the distinction of capturing the first Calder Cup ever awarded. Other teams included the

Overview

Hockey in Syracuse retraces the history of the eight professional teams that have taken the ice in Syracuse in six different leagues since 1930. Each team has its own colorful story, beginning with the Syracuse Stars of the International Hockey League. The "Twinklers" have the distinction of capturing the first Calder Cup ever awarded. Other teams included the Warriors (1951-1954), the Braves (1962-1963), the Blazers (1967-1977), the Eagles (1974-1975), the Firebirds (1979-1980), and the Hornets (1980-1981). The present-day Crunch brought hockey back in 1994 and have provided Syracuse fans with thrills on the

ice ever since. Salt City teams have won four playoff

championships and have set several all-time professional hockey records that still stand today. Hockey Hall of Famers from these teams include Keith "Bingo" Allen, Gord Drillon, Phil Esposito, Syd Howe, and Dave "Sweeney" Schriner. Syracuse truly has a rich hockey heritage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439616444
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
09/18/2012
Series:
Images of Sports
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
28 MB
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Meet the Author

Jim Mancuso, a local hockey historian, is a member of the Society for International Hockey Research. He gathered the images in this volume from the archives of the Hockey Hall of Fame, the Syracuse Crunch, and various private collections.

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