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Canada’s National Anthem, ”O, Canada”, was Composed by a RI Soldier who fought in the Civil War!

2024-06-15T09:03:47-04:00June 9th, 2024|

Calixa Lavallée was born on December 28, 1842 in a village near Montreal in the Province of Canada, now the Province of Quebec. He was a musical prodigy, the son of a blacksmith, logger and bandmaster. Considering his upbringing, it is unlikely that he ever played pond hockey or shinny, as it was known before [...]

RI Hockey Hall of Famer, John Hynes, Named Head Coach of the 2024 U.S. Men’s National Team

2024-04-19T22:45:57-04:00April 19th, 2024|

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – John Hynes (Warwick, R.I./Minnesota Wild), who just finished his first season as head coach of the NHL's Minnesota Wild, has been named head coach of the 2024 U.S. Men’s National that will compete in the upcoming IIHF Men’s National Championships,  May 10-26 in Ostrava/Prague, Czechia, it was announced today, April 18, 2024 by USA [...]

The NCAA Division 1 Men’s Hockey National Championship has a Long History in Providence

2024-03-01T11:16:59-05:00March 1st, 2024|

Now known as the Frozen Four, the national championship has been played in Providence seven times, including four times between 1978 and 1986. Only Colorado Springs (11) and Boston (9) have hosted more championship games than Providence, which has also been the site of many regionals. Unfortunately, there won’t be any more national championships in [...]

10,000+ Witness RI Hockey Hall of Fame’s “Class of 2024” Unveiled at Amica Mutual Pavilion

2024-02-10T23:25:09-05:00February 10th, 2024|

The names of five more local hockey greats who represent the RI Hockey Hall of Fame’s “Class of 2024” were unveiled on February 9th before a crowd of more than 10,000 fans between periods of the Providence Bruins vs Hershey Bears “Hall of Fame Game” at the Amica Mutual Pavilion in Providence. Formal Induction Ceremonies [...]

Victoria “Vicki” Movsessian-Lamoriello

2024-02-10T15:50:36-05:00February 9th, 2024|

Inducted into the Providence College Hall of Fame in 2008 Inducted into the US Hockey Hall of Fame in 2009 with the 1998 US Olympic Team Inducted into the US Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame in 2019 as a member of the 1998 US Olympic Team Born on November 6, 1972, Vicki Movsessian was [...]

Hall of Fame Announces Creation of RI High School All-Star Hockey Showcase for Jan 17th

2023-12-05T21:44:28-05:00December 5th, 2023|

Providence, RI (Dec 4, 2023) The RI Hockey Hall of Fame today announced the creation of the first time-ever “RI High School All-Star Showcase” to display the talents of Rhode Island’s best boys and girls high school ice hockey players. The Rhode Island showcase will be played in front of the state’s passionate hockey community, [...]