“The Caruk Stick, made c 1896, weaves seamlessly with hockey’s DNA and Mi’kmaw roots, making it a local, inter-provincial–Nova Scotia-Ontario–and national treasure.” –David Foster Carter, Hockey Holmes Hockey Heritage sleuth David Foster Carter, also known as Hockey Holmes Heritage Detective, will share an interpretive presentation in Windsor, Nova Scotia. The talk will pivot on […]
Sign up now for the Golf Fore! Hockey tournament on Friday, September 22, 2023, at Avon Valley. Hockey legend Chris “Knuckles” Nilan will be on hand and it promises to be a fun event! Proceeds are in support of Birthplace of Hockey Museum and Avon View High School boys’ and girls’ hockey teams and […]
Looking for a summer student to work as a Research Consultant at Windsor Hockey Heritage Museum in Windsor, NS. Employment – June 1 – August 20 40 Hours a week, with some weekend work required Job Description: Greet visitors at the museum during the summer of 2023. You would be required take […]
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Windsor Hockey Heritage Society will be held on Wed. March 22, at 7pm in the Hants War Memorial Community Centre, Windsor. We are looking for new members who are interested in Windsor’s unique place in the evolution of ice hockey. We hope you can join us.
The Citizen’s Cup challenge between the alumni of The Windsor Warlords and Hants West Flames will take place Saturday March 12, 2022 at 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the West Hants Sports Complex. The old-timers are sure to please! Anyone interested in playing for the Warlords, please contact Stan Kochanoff, and for the Flames contact […]
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Windsor Hockey Heritage Society will be held on Wed. March 2, at 7pm in the Hants Community Centre, Windsor. We are looking for new members who are interested in Windsor’s unique place in the evolution of ice hockey. We hope you can join us. AGM Agenda: Call to […]
The Annual General Meeting for the Windsor Hockey Heritage Society will be held on Wed. March 2, 2022 at 7pm. It is yet to be determined whether it will be held virtually, or in person. Stay tuned for details. We are looking for new members and look forward to having you join us.
Windsor, NS, native John Paris Jr. was the first Black coach and general manager in pro hockey. Paris was the first Black person to coach a pro hockey team, when he coached the Atlanta Knights of the International Hockey League. The following season, he was named coach and general manager of the Central Hockey League […]
The Birthplace of Hockey Museum, located in the historic Haliburton House Museum, is closed for the season. It is slated to reopen in June 2022. Until then, you can check out our Birthplace of Hockey displays at the newly built West Hants Sports Complex for a dose of hockey history. It is located on Centennial […]
The Kings College School hockey team won the Nova Scotia Headmaster A Hockey Championship in March 1966. This team featured some of the very best players to come out of Windsor, Nova Scotia. Joe Robertson had a six year pro career in the AHL and WHA. Dave Andrews played four years of pro hockey in […]
Murray “Moe” Smith was a legend in Windsor hockey. He was a member of the Nova Scotia champion Windsor Academy Juvenile team of 1942, and is best known for his decades long coaching tenure. Smith died in 2014 at the age of 87. John Paris Jr. writes in his book They Called Me Chocolate […]
The Collishaw Cup (1926) was presented to the Windsor Hockey League by E. Collishaw. It was awarded to the club member who “plays the game” cleanest, both as a hockyist and a citizen. The cup was won by W.L. Singer – decided by public vote. The Collishaw Cup seems similar to today’s Lady Byng […]
It was a great day for golf and fund raising at our 2019 Golf FORE! Hockey fund raising event. Fans of hockey, hockey heritage and golf all joined together for a wonderful day on the links while raising funds in support of the Birthplace of Hockey Museum. Images of the teams and enjoyment can be […]
Thank you to everyone who supported The 2018 Golf FORE! Hockey Tournament! This year’s event was another tremendous success. The event was chaired by Stan Kochanoff with a solid support team that assisted in further promoting Windsor as the Birthplace of Hockey while also generating funds for the Windsor Hockey Heritage Society and Museum. Thank […]