‘Let in six': How doubling the NHL in 1967 set the stage for even more ambitious expansion
5 monthes ago - By National Post
By Lance Hornby
Rangers coach Emile Francis was just coming off the practice rink atop old Madison Square Garden on 8th Ave. when he was summoned by team governor William Jennings.
It was early in the 1965-66 season and Francis knew his boss was a “hawk” among the NHL's Original Six board of governors when it came to the hot topic of the day: expansion. Jennings was to chair a committee on the issue.
“As I took off my skates, Bill said, ‘Emile, hockey is too good of a game to be limited to six teams. Expansion is coming, it's just a matter of time.' I thought he was talking about one or...
Read more ...
The headlines of News BreaK
Ikea relaunches dresser recall after death of 8th child
Ikea is relaunching a recall of 29 million chests and dressers following the death of an eighth child.
Trump asks Supreme Court for full enforcement of travel ban
Last month, a federal judge in Hawaii had blocked most of President Trump's third travel ban just before it was due to take effect.
Pilot killed after military jet crashes outside Texas Air Force base
The names of the pilots involved in the crash have not been released at this time.
Judge permanently blocks Trump's order on sanctuary cities
Cincinnati was declared a sanctuary city earlier this year
Yellen to step down from Federal Reserve board
Janet Yellen on Monday submitted her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to President Donald Trump
Convicted killer: Civil rights violated when dreadlocks cut
The lawsuit filed on behalf of the Ohio inmate says his faith of Rastafarianism requires him to wear his hair in dreadlocks.
Whitefish halts Puerto Rico power repairs, claims it's owed $83 million
Whitefish Energy is stopping its work to restore Puerto Rico's broken electricity grid because the company says it is owed more than $83 million by the island's power authority.
Taylor Swift's 'reputation' sells 1.22 million albums in 1st week
Swift is the first artist in music history to have three albums sell more than a million copies in their debut week
US ending temporary permits for almost 60,000 Haitians
The Department of Homeland Security has terminated temporary residency program for almost 60,000 Haitians.
Charlie Rose suspended from ‘CBS This Morning'
CBS News has suspended Charlie Rose from “CBS This Morning” amid allegations that he sexually harassed eight women. Co-anchor Norah O'Donnell began Tuesday's program by...