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Old 10-22-2012, 10:16 AM
 
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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Before Lexan, there was a product called Herculite, that replaced the wire mesh above the boards in hockey rinks.

Name the first use in the NHL. What arena, and what year ?

Bonus question. Before the advent of modern plastic facings on the boards, what were the boards made of ? As in, what kind of material, by name ? I'm talkng about the era before the Second World War.

Jim B

Toronto.
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Old 12-30-2012, 06:07 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, Tx
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Pittsburgh Pirates - Duquense Gardens - 19..............25?

This was also the first arena to use commercial refrigeration for the ice wasnt it?
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