Upstate History Documentaries

The Dusters

Passport Special | 52m 22s

In 1972, a young Binghamton entrepreneur had an idea – bring professional hockey to New York State’s Southern Tier. At that time few people in the area knew anything about hockey. However, Jim Matthews loved hockey and had played it since he was a young boy growing up in Parry Sound, Ontario. He believed that hockey and the blue-collar roots of the “Valley of Opportunity” were a perfect fit.

Aired: 12/15/08

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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