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About Paul White As He Researches and Authors Historical Topics

About Paul White in history-articles.com, highlights the genres that have captivated my interest, that of publishers, editors and most importantly, my readers.

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Cyclone Taylor: Hockey's First Superstar Was Born in Tara Ontario

Cyclone Taylor was hockey's first superstar. Born in Tara Ontario, he was involved in a controversy in Ottawa which still has not been resolved.

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The Chin Brothers: Dominant in Hockey Drawing Attention From the NHL

The Chin Brothers dominated in their hockey league which drew attention from the Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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1920s Owen Sound Hockey Stars NHL-Bound

1920s Owen Sound Hockey Stars NHL-Bound: The 1920s saw young Owen Sound hockey players make their mark in professional hockey across North America.

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Norm Locking Chicago Black Hawks & Former Owen Sound Grey

Norm Locking Chicago Black Hawks & Former Owen Sound Grey was known for his hard and deadly shot in Al Capone's Chicago

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1927 Owen Sound Greys: An Unlikely Canadian National Hockey Champion

The 1927 Owen-Sound-Greys with a priest serving as coach named Jack Spratt and not one experienced defenseman were an unlikely Canadian National Hockey Champion

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Owen Sound's Police Force - The Big Four

Owen Sound's Police Force - The Big Four were legendary in their maintaining the peace efforts in a rowdy Great Lakes port in the early 1900s

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Rocket Richard: A Goal-Scoring Nightmare for Goalies

Rocket Richard, Montreal Canadiens superstar sniper was a goal-scoring nightmare for goalies especially for one NHL goaltender in particular.

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1960s Owen Sound Greys Stars Who Went on to NHL Action

1960-Owen-Sound-Greys-Stars who went on to NHL action including Doug Brindley, Jim Schoenfeld, and Jack Lynch brought Owen Sound a reputation as a hockey hotbed

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Paul MacDermid: Chesley Native, Veteran NHL Player, & OS Attack Owner

Paul MacDermid was born in Chesley Ontario, through hard work and determination enjoyed a 12 year NHL career, before keeping junior hockey alive in Owen Sound

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Southampton Hockey History: The Early Years

Southampton hockey history in the early years featured a distinct line of defense in the local arena and stories of interesting "road" trips.

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Meaford Knights Hockey: Brothers Make A Winning Difference

Meaford Knights Hockey: The 1953-54 Championship Knights' line-up had of several pairs of brothers. Many felt that the brothers made a winning difference

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Durham Yellowjackets Hockey Team Were a Force to be Reckoned With

Durham Yellowjackets hockey team were a force to be reckoned with in Intermediate hockey in the 1930s.

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Newspapers Hold a Special Place in the History of Any Community

Newspapers hold a special place in the history of any community, and the Owen Sound Sun Times, and its predecessors, beginning with the Comet are no exception.

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A Pioneer Road Surveyor's Impact on Local History

A pioneer road surveyor's impact on the local history of Grey and Bruce could have been dramatic, if it had not been changed by another road surveyor.

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