First International Hockey Game

Location: Burlington
Tag(s): Sports
Historical Category:
Video Date: 02/14/19

The first international hockey game in the US was played in Burlington, VT in 1886, introducing a new sport to America. A newly-formed group of local players lost to the experienced Montreal Crystals on a cold and windy day commemorated by a medal and now a new State Historic Marker.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 ( and the Vermont Historical Society.

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