This past Friday we missed the 21st birthday of one of the craziest things to ever happen in sports.
Those of you who follow hockey will probably know that I am of course talking about the Glow Puck, which debuted on Jan. 20, 1996 at the NHL All-Star game in Boston. That’s right, the Glow Puck is now old enough to have a beer. Sorry for making you feel old.
In honor of its 21st birthday, the folks at Sports Business Daily have put out an oral history of how the puck came to be.
Let’s take a look back at what the glow puck looked like in action.