Article Snapshot: “Goals: How One NHL Team Scored a Customer for Life”

In my family, the Montreal Canadiens (or, the Habs) are our team. My grandfather would, twinkle-eyed, tell of the thrill of watching hockey on live TV for the first time (and seeing his hero Maurice Richard through the lens of a wavering black-and-white screen), which inspired him to water down the backyard every winter and get his kids skating at “rocket” speed.

Google Doodle? Meet The Littlest Hobo.

If you’re a child of the ’80s, you may recall The Littlest Hobo, a charming Canadian television series airing on CTV starring, well, a dog. It’s a cult favourite and, as I don’t see it becoming the star of a Google Doodle anytime soon, I took it upon myself to make it happen. The star-dog…

Hockey Revisited: Google Doodle #2

Google Doodle attempt #2! This time with the Habs (Montreal Canadiens) as a theme. Honestly, this is a great way to build illustration and lettering skills, and be imaginative in small ways. Draw on. -SM

Hockey 101.

For one of my next Google Doodle exercises, I’m moonlighting in the sports realm, this time focussing on the Montreal Canadiens. My interest in the team has been revived a little with a move to a new community in recent years, where the locals all seem to be fans, taking over the TVs at our…

Google Doodlin’: Iconic Toronto.

For the past few years, I’ve kept a watchful eye over the little jewels called Google Doodles. The team behind their creation is obviously teeming with bright creators who are able to see a single subject from magical viewpoints (#goals). These Google artists are quiet heroes. So, as an homage (and learning experience), I am…