From 1973 to 1977 CBC sent their cameras to the Hockey Meeker Hockey School. They filmed the always enthusiastic former Toronto Maple Leafs star teach the game. Through practices teaching the fundamentals needed to skate, stickhandle and play the game, kids and parents across the country became better players and coaches.
Courtesy of YouTube, here's Howie and friends teaching us how to skate backwards:
You can watch 19 full episodes over at CBC Archives.
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