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February 26: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Feb. 26

1947: The Bentley brothers are too much for the New York Rangers.

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Doug Bentley rankings 4 dreams and units up greater, and brother Max Bentley scores 3 dreams and assists on every other to help the Chicago Blackhawks defeat the Rangers nine-7 at Madison Square Garden.

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Though Max Bentley is outscored by means of his brother for one night, he ends up leading the NHL in scoring with 72 factors (29 desires. 43 assists). Doug Bentley finishes the season with fifty five factors (21 goals, 34 assists), finishing up 6th in the scoring race.

1955: Doug Harvey of the Montreal Canadiens is credited with his 41st help of the season, putting an NHL record for defensemen, in a four-1 win in opposition to the Boston Bruins at the Forum. Harvey surpasses the mark of 40 set by means of Babe Pratt of the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1943-forty four when he assists on Maurice Richard‘s intention at thirteen:15 of the primary length.

1967: The Montreal Canadiens take a few unusual transportation to Chicago Stadium for a recreation against the Blackhawks. When their chartered bus fails to expose, the Canadiens travel to the game in a taxi, a police paddy wagon and multiple police cruisers. The recreation results in a 2-2 tie.

1984: Mario Gosselin of the Quebec Nordiques turns into the sixteenth goaltender to have a shutout in his first NHL recreation. He makes 26 saves in a five-zero victory against the touring St. Louis Blues.

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1989: Mario Lemieux has 3 assists to emerge as the third NHL participant to have 100 in a season, becoming a member of Bobby Orr and Wayne Gretzky. Despite Lemieux’s 3 assists (and a aim), the Pittsburgh Penguins lose 8-6 to the Hartford Whalers on the Civic Center.

1990: Rookie Darren Turcotte rankings three goals for his 2nd NHL hat trick to assist the Rangers to a 6-1 win towards the Boston Bruins at Madison Square Garden, completing a sweep of the three-recreation season series. It’s the primary time in view that getting into the League in 1926 that the Rangers sweep a season collection from Boston.

2001: Mark Messier becomes the fourth player in NHL history to have a 20-aim season at age forty. Messier receives his twentieth intention in the first duration of the Rangers’ 3-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators at Madison Square Garden.

2006: Sweden edges Finland 3-2 to win the gold medal on the Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy. Defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom rankings the prevailing aim 10 seconds into the 1/3 length. Henrik Lundqvist makes 25 saves, which includes one together with his stick on a shot via Olli Jokinen within the final seconds that preserves the win.

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