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Red Ensign
Detroit v Montreal at Empress Hall 1938


Detroit Red Wings v Montreal Canadiens Programme Covers

left:
23rd April 1938 - Brighton Sports Stadium - NHL in Great Britain ice hockey match - Detroit Red Wings v Montreal Canadiens. The cover shows the Stars & Stripes to represent Detroit and the Maple Leaf to represent Montreal. It wasn't until 15th February 1965 that Canada adopted the red and white maple leaf design shown in the centre top position - below this is the Red Ensign - Canada's unofficial flag from the time of Confederation until 1965.

right: Thursday 5th May 1938 - Empress Hall (Earls Court) - NHL in Great Britain ice hockey match - Detroit Red Wings v Montreal Canadiens. There were four matches between the teams held at Earls Court - on the 21st of April and the 5th, 10th & 14th of May.

/our thanks to Martin Harris for the programme images and Phil Stamp for the flags

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