1933 Cup Finals #TBT

1933 Cup Finals #TBT (click to watch)

Finally some action I can follow.  In this brief clip of game 4 of the 1933 Stanley Cup finals between the Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Rangers, the first thing I noticed was how slow everything happens.  You can still see the grit and determination necessary to win the cup, but the action itself moves at a pace that could be followed by a first time viewer.

I’ve played hockey my entire life at various levels and now work at a hockey company and get to see what all of the kids coming up are doing now.  That said, I had a hard time following the play during the recent cup finals; it was just too fast.  With all of the positive advancements in equipment technology and rule changes brought in to make the game more exciting, I fear they’ve created a game too quick for a non-hockey fan to get a grasp of.  Perhaps its time to bring back FoxTrax to help all of us keep track of what’s going on in the new, superfast NHL.

Graydon Crowley

Canadian Hockey Enterprises

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