Renfrew, Ontario

Birthplace
of the
NHL

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Welcome!

We hope that you enjoy your visit to this website for information about the founding of the NHL and the part that Renfrew, Ontario played.

Renfrew Millionaires

| Bert Lindsay
| Herb Jordan
| Ed Hogan
| Fred Whitcroft
| Jack Fraser
| Fred "Cyclone" Taylor
| Les Patrick
| Frank Patrick
| Jay Millar
| Edouard "Newsy" LaLonde
| Bob Rowe
| Chas Liffiton
| Don Smith
| Spraque Cleghorn
| Odie Cleghorn
| Steve Vair
| Erskine "Skene" Ronan
| Larry Gilmour

News and Events

Grand Opening of the NHL Birthplace Museum - July 20

The public is invited to the Grand Opening of the newest museum in town: Renfrew; Birthplace of the NHA/NHL July 20 at 249 Raglan Street. The program begins with road hockey games on Raglan beginning at 10:00am. The Opening Ceremonies will follow outside the Museum at 11:00 am and feature guests being piped in to the platform and a proclamation read by a Town Crier. Messages of congratulations will be be presented by Municipal, Provincial and Federal reps. Inside, there will be cake, draws and a peek into Renfrew's hockey heritage. Contact Ray Dunbar at 343 361 0550.


We are open Tuesday - Saturday, 10am-4pm during July and August. After the July 20 opening we will be open 6 days a week 10am-4pm, closed on Sundays until Sept.


NHL Birthplace Museum is now an OHvation Designated business!

The NHL Birthplace Museum is pleased to announce that we have been approved as an OHvation Designated business.

Click here to view the OHvation website.


Society for International Hockey Research 2013 Fall Meeting

The SIHR will visit Renfrew on October 25-27, 2013 for their Fall Meeting for 2013. This conference brings members from around the world together in Renfrew to discuss their love of hockey!

The NHA/NHL Museum would like to thank Frank Cosentino for his involvement and contributions that made this event possible, and tthrough his two hockey books he has documented Renfrew's hockey history.

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One in a Million - 100 Years Later

Publisher: Valley Hockey
Date: Spring 2010

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Home of the NHL

Publisher: The Globe and Mail
Date: Monday, December 14, 2009

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