While sports stations dive into their video archives to entertain fans that await a decision on whether the Stanley Cup Playoffs will commence this summer… Lynn Valley locals, Elijah and Rob Walker play shinney in front of the CHC! With cherry blossoms falling like celebratory confetti, Elijah scores on his dad Rob and NVMA Director, Wesley Wenhardt goes wild!!
If you want to know more about the history of hockey on the North Shore, read the NVMA Express feature article “The Vancouver Norvan Shipyards Hockey Team and the 1941/42 Pacific Coast Senior Hockey Association” by local author and hockey historian, Chris Mizzoni. Link here: The Express and the North Shore News interview with Chris, “Old-time hockey: As society mobilized for war, shipyards workers battled on ice”.
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