Re: [hockhist] Re: Player Names on Jerseys
- --- Frank TEX Liebmann <texliebmann@...> wrote:
>I understand hat trick might be an English football
> --- Leslee47@... wrote:
> > Hooray for Ian!!
> > I am all in favo(u)r of going back to the proper
> terms for hockey equipment,
> > post-season play, and players' positions, as well
> as anything else that has
> > been butchered in the name of "progress". While
> I do love that the game has
> > more of an audience, I deplore the adaptation of
> the lingo of other sports,
> > particularly the attempt to use football and
> basketball terms to describe the
> > sport.
> In that case, we had better quit using the term
term, but that is coincidental to the hockey term. It
comes from the fact a Toronto clothing store gave hats
to Maple Leaf players who scored three goals.
>I have no idea wher crease came from, but I do know
> Where did the term crease come from?
hockey players wear sweaters.
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- Anything is possible, but Manager Pete Muldoon wrote stories for the
Oregonian (Portland's major paper) and wrote the articles with Uncle
Sams in the story and in the byline.
You can't use Canadian newspapers to reference American hockey teams
(and vice versa) if you're looking for any degree of accuracy.
--- In email@example.com, "howes_elbow" <maleestrus@...> wrote:
> I find it curious that the official name of the first edition Portland
> club was the "Uncle Sams". Every reference that I have seen including
> Vancouver, Edmonton, and Calgary papers from as far back as 1916 refer
> to the team as the Rosebuds. I also remember seeing a black and maroon
> pennant from 1916 referring to the team as the Rosebuds. Is it
> possible that "Uncle Sams" was a nickname from the local Portland
> scribes that never caught on? Did the team have a legally recognized
> nickname at all?
> As for Victoria I thought their first season nickname was the Senators.