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Team: Montreal Crystals

June 25, 2017 by in Hockey Team tags: , ,



Montreal Crystals

The Montreal Crystals was a hockey club that played for the first decade of premier league hockey. In 1887 they were the first team to win the AHAC championship but had the unfortunate distinction of winning it despite having a poor record by virtue of winning the final challenge game. This created enough controversy that the AHAC instituted in 1888 a round-robin season.

The Crystals went on a identity crisis during the later years, adopting the monikers (Domions and Crescents) before returning back to the Crystals. The club and team then folded and the best pieces would be picked up by the Montreal Shamrocks in 1895.




Al Young

Al Young

Al Young is a sports stats enthusiast and budding web designer. He loves how hockey history created legends and wanted to combine that with how hockey stats can be tell stories as well. IceHockeyLeagues.com is another web site dedicated to the FanSeeStats.com group of 'stats-as-stories' web properties.
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  1. Danny Laflamme December 03, 2018 Reply

    Hi Al,
    I’m a member of the SIHR.
    Please tell me the reference you have for this Crystals logo. Is it a real thing or just your own creation

    • Al Young
      Al Young December 07, 2018 Reply

      Hi Danny,
      It is my own creation. I tried to mimic the typeset of the era. I did the same for a few other teams where there was no official logo.
      Regards, Al

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