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The History of 1995

On History of the 90’s we’ll travel back in time through the stories that defined a decade. The last 10 years of the 20th century was a time like no other, from Columbine to Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Seinfeld, Air Jordan, and the Spice Girls …if it happened in the 90’s you’ll hear about it on this podcast. Join Kathy Kenzora as we journey through the History of the 90's every other Wednesday starting July 17.
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Jan 11, 2018

On January 11, 1995, the first lockout in the National Hockey League finally ended.  The league had locked players out for 103 days as they tried to reach a new deal with players.  The main sticking point was a luxury tax being proposed by Commissioner Gary Bettman.  The union, headed by Bob Goodenow, said the tax was the same thing as a salary cap which they were dead set against. 

Dec 6, 2017

On December 6, 1995, the Montreal Canadiens traded their star goaltender Patrick Roy to the Colorado Avalanche.  The move is considered by many to be the worst trade in Montreal history.  It came just days after Roy was humiliated during a home game at the Montreal Forum when coach Mario Tremblay refused to pull Roy from the game until the score was 9-1.  Roy skated off the ice and went to the President of the hockey club and told him he had played his last game in Montreal. 

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