A Common Ground: Where Hockey Meets Coffee

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The first Tim Horton Doughnut Shop opened in 1964 in Hamilton, Ontario. (Photo Credit Unknown)

It’s a testament to how hockey players used to survive. Sure, hockey was their primary job – their primary means of money. But it wasn’t always that easy. In fact, the story of Tim Horton is one the epitomizes how these players had their hands in other business ventures.

It’s a life story – one about the intersection of coffee and hockey. It’s an attempt to get the face of one of Canada’s biggest franchises back within its walls. Simply put, it’s the story of one man, one game, and two industries. 

For the story of Tim Horton and his role in the restaurant’s beginnings, check out the full article.

Tim Horton: The Player Who Brought Us Coffee – Published on The Hockey Writers


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