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NHL Hockey Museum

Claiming to be the birthplace of the NHL is a big deal. For Canadians, hockey is not just a national past-time, but a way of life and a source of shared pride; many of us live and breathe hockey, especially during the winter months, and it’s only natural that we’re proud to shout from the rooftops about our national connection to the game. But, when it comes to bragging rights, one town in Ontario is king – Renfrew – and the NHA/NHL Birthplace Museum is a unique spot where hockey fans can come learn about the history of the National Hockey League and our local ties to its inception. Click here to learn how Glenn, a writer for, explored these fascinating roots, guided by a uniformed referee, and surrounded by years of history at the museum.

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