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Tim Army

2020-02-26T15:37:34-05:00February 24th, 2020|

Inducted into the Providence College Athletic Hall of Fame in 1997 Inducted into the RI Interscholastic League Hall of Fame in 2011 Tim Army, born April 26, 1963, is the grandson of famed RI Reds’ trainer, George Army, son of former Providence College team captain and star, Tom Army, brother of Boston College All-American, Billy, [...]

Dave Capuano

2020-02-26T15:44:37-05:00February 24th, 2020|

Inducted into the University of Maine Athletic Hall of Fame in 2008 Inducted into the Mount St. Charles Hall of Fame in 2016 Dave was born in Warwick in 1968 and raised in Cranston. A 1986 graduate of Mount St. Charles, he was a two-time All-Stater at the Mount before accepting a scholarship to play [...]

Jack Ferreira

2020-02-24T10:00:25-05:00February 24th, 2020|

Inducted into the Boston University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1982 Born in Providence in 1944 in Providence, Jack starred in the long line of All-State goaltenders at LaSalle Academy. His play, including an All-New England nod, earned him a scholarship at collegiate powerhouse, Boston University. He played under Jack Kelly and was part of [...]

Jim Fullerton

2020-02-24T09:57:19-05:00February 24th, 2020|

Inducted into the US Collegiate Hall of Fame in 1971 Inducted into the Brown University Hall of Fame in 1974 Inducted into the US Hockey Hall of Fame in 1992 Inducted into the MA hockey Hall of Fame in 2019 One of the true gentlemen in the sport, James Herd “Jim” Fullerton was born in [...]

Paul Guay

2020-02-26T15:39:18-05:00February 24th, 2020|

Inducted into the RI Interscholastic League Hall of Fame in 2015 Paul Guay was born in Providence in 1963 and raised in Woonsocket. He developed his hockey talents playing in the various youth hockey programs in northern Rhode Island. Paul’s passion for the game blossomed when his father, the team physician for Mount St. Charles, [...]

Garth Snow

2020-02-24T09:50:43-05:00February 24th, 2020|

Inducted into the University of Maine Athletics Hall of Fame in 2007 Inducted into the Mount St. Charles Hall of Fame in 2012 Born in 1969 in nearby Wrentham, MA, Garth was drafted out of Mount St. Charles in 1987 by the Quebec Nordiques. During his junior and senior years at Mount St Charles, his [...]

The Bennetts in Japan: A tale of two very different hockey cultures

2020-02-17T10:09:12-05:00February 17th, 2020|

If you're a fan of hockey in Rhode Island, you no doubt know a lot about the Bennetts. Here's something you probably don't know: In 1980, two of them -- Curt and Harvey Jr., their NHL careers completed -- went to the Far East and played two seasons of professional hockey in Japan. See? Told you. [...]

The Hockey Game That Changed Aviation History!

2020-01-30T15:05:55-05:00January 30th, 2020|

It isn't often that a stick to the face alters the course of history. The course of a game, maybe. The course of someone's dental profile, possibly. But history? Well, according to Sean Braswell of the website ozy.com, there's a good chance the story of modern aviation began "with an unfortunate incident during a game [...]

Johnny Pesky & Milt Schmidt Both Laced Them Up in Providence

2020-01-13T16:12:46-05:00January 13th, 2020|

No, that's not a Photoshopped image. That really is Johnny Pesky in a Bruins uniform next to Milt Schmidt. We all associate Pesky, of course, with baseball in general and the Red Sox in particular: Player in the '40s and '50s, manager in the '60s, TV/radio announcer in the early '70s, coach from the mid [...]