Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Stickhandling: First Nations played big role in carving out hockey history

Mi'kmaq sticks known as the best-made sticks

"First Nations communities in Nova Scotia produced thousands of sticks and shipped them as far as Montreal and Kingston for the first hockey games played there. "(Mi'kmaq sticks) went all around the hockey world, and were known as the best-made sticks. That's indisputable," said David Carter, a Nova Scotia Museum curator."