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Originally Posted by Canadiens1958 View Post
The sponsors in the fifties were aggressively promoting the NHL, Hockey Night in Canada and their product.

Season opening game used to be the NHL all Stars vs the SC Champions. October 4, 1958 featured the NHL All Stars playing the SC Champion Montreal Canadiens.

Molson ran the following ad featuring Gordie Howe and Jean Beliveau:

http://news.google.com/newspapers?id...=1919%2C840011
Hm, how many families did have a TV in 1958? was it already a common part of the house? or was it still some curiosity?

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