| ||Bruce Hood, the first referee to officiate 1000 games
in the NHL, dropped by to visit Long Pond in August
2006. Did you know Hood's first Stanley Cup final
play-off game was on May 10, 1970 when Bobby Orr
scored his famous overtime goal to win the Stanley
| ||NHL hockey star, Forbes Kennedy, was a special visitor
to Long Pond. From left to right: Howard Dill, Brian
Redden and Forbes Kennedy.
| ||NHL legend Brad Park and Howard Dill pose in front of
Howard's collection of pumpkin and hockey memorabilia,
| ||Howard Dill is seen here with former NHL legend Brad
Park and local star Junior Moore giving the thumbs up
to Long Pond, The Cradle of Hockey, on the Dill Family
Farm back in September, 2007.
| ||Howard Dill poses here with former NHL legend Brad
Park at Long Pond this past September, 2007. Long
Pond is considered by many as to where our great
winter game all started back in the early 1800's in
Windsor, Nova Scotia.
| ||NHL legend Darryl Sittler is seen here with Michael
Dill, grandson of Howard, at the grand opening of
Petro Canada in Windsor, summer of 2007. Sittler will
be remembered best for his magical night of 10 points
on Feb.7, 1976. Six goals and 4 assists against the
| ||Craig Campbell of the Hockey Hall of Fame was a
special visitor to Howard Dill's farm during the
summer of 2007 to see Long Pond, The Cradle of Hockey.
| ||Windsor's Dr. Garth Vaughan, the author of the book, "The Puck Starts Here" is seen here with Howard Dill at Long Pond back in 1992 promoting Windsor as the Birthplace of Hockey.|
||Chris Cuthbert of CBC 'Hockey Night in Canada' fame along with his wife Diane interview Howard Dill at the farm for his recent book titled "The Rink". Chris also wrote about Long Pond as the reputed cradle of hockey and Howard's large collection of hockey memorabilia.|
| Ernie Fitzsimmons of Fredericton, NB, consulting statistician - "Total Hockey - The Official Encyclopedia of the NHL" took time out to pay a special visit with Howard Dill and Long Pond.|