Tag Archives: RPI Hockey

‘Twas the Season

For many years – 60 in fact – the holiday season held a special place in the hearts of devoted RPI hockey fans. Starting in 1951 Rensselaer hosted an annual invitational tournament that brought in teams from all over the … Continue reading

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Artifacts in the Archives

Every now and then unusual things cross my desk and I get to figure out what to do with them!  One case in point is a shopping bag of sports memorabilia, a pair of skates, and four wooden hockey sticks … Continue reading

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Pictorial Tribute to the Legends of ’85

It’s the 25th anniversary of the 1985 NCAA hockey championship and there is a big celebration this weekend to commemorate the event.  I selected some archival photos of the big win to share with you.  Enjoy! If you want to … Continue reading

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sports history quiz

Reunion & Homecoming weekend is coming up and sports will be a hot topic with all the excitement surrounding the dedication of the new East Campus Athletic Village.  With this in mind, I’ve prepared a little trivia quiz to engage … Continue reading

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at the beginning of the Hockey Line

The Hockey Line is a long standing (no pun intended) tradition at RPI.  When and why did it start?  Before 1972, student tickets rotated through sections on the North and West sides during the season so that everyone had a … Continue reading

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