About the Author
MATTHEW DIBIASE is a member of the Society for International Hockey Research and works for the National Archives-Mid Atlantic Region located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he handles reference requests from businesses, politicians, foreign citizens and special interest groups. He holds a M.A. in American History from Rutgers-Camden University and earned his journalistic chops at writing for his college newspaper. Matthew DiBiase has published numerous op-ed pieces with local newspapers in the South Jersey area and is a regular columnist at Inside Hockey Magazine, where his analyses, retrospectives, and think-pieces about the NHL can be read throughout the regular hockey season.