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By SuperUser Account on 27/12/2011 12:16 PM


The days and weeks surrounding Christmas and the New Year’s Eve have given us a lot of precious moments over the last 100 years.

Here’s a quick look at a few magic sports moments that filled the Holiday Seasons and made history.

December 24th 1969

Unhappy with his team’s decision to trade him to the Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals’ centerfield Curt Flood writes a letter to the MLB commissioner to protest.  In his historic letter, Flood, a three-time All-Star and seven-time Golden Glove winner, was challenging the baseball’s so-called reserve clause preventing players from moving to another team unless they were traded.

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By SuperUser Account on 22/12/2011 10:00 AM


Detroit is Hockeytown.  True or false?

Well it’s hard to tell the 700,000+ people living in the 18th most populous city in the United States that they are wrong when you look at the stats and history of their team…

Not only that the Detroit Red Wings registered the trademark Hockeytown, they also registered the victories on the ice over the last decades.  As we say, ‘’Detroit Rocks’’.   The Red Wings have made the playoffs in 25 of the last 27 seasons, including the last 20 in a row (1991–2011)!  At the time we are writting these lines, they hold a 21-11-1 record, comfortably sitting in 5th place in the Western Conference.

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By SuperUser Account on 16/12/2011 9:03 AM
       

Want to know how one collects such a great quantity of quality items?

That’s exactly what we asked Scott Peters from Vancouver, who gave us the...
By SuperUser Account on 08/12/2011 1:57 PM


Not convinced about women ice hockey?  Kim St-Pierre will make you change your mind in just a few minutes!

We had the pleasure to sit down with one of Canada's top athlete and we were able to ask here some questions on her career and on women hockey in general.  Kim, still on maternity leave from her CWHL team, started to play hockey when she was 8 years old and she is still passionate about it like she was at that time.

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By SuperUser Account on 28/11/2011 2:45 PM
Do you want to ship your items for consignment but you are scared that they will be broken, stolen or even worst...that you will be charged with custom duties and fees? Well you are not alone.  Getting your items to an auction house (or to your clients if you are a seller yourself) is a major part of the game and can be an important part of the process or the decision to send them or not.



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By SuperUser Account on 21/11/2011 12:55 PM
Well like many of you already know,  we were in Toronto last week for the Toronto International Sports Show.  This edition of the show was really exciting for us and many of you were able to past by just to say hi or to consign items for our following Winter 2012 Auction.  Marc and I were really pleased with all the amazing items that were consigned to us over the week-end.  The Toronto region continues...