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July 10: This Day in NHL History

July 10 in NHL history features future Hockey Hall of Fame members Johnny Bucyk and goaltender Terry Sawchuk.


1957: In a exchange of future Hockey Hall of Fame individuals, the Red Wings ship forward Johnny Bucyk to the Bruins and re-gather goaltender Terry Sawchuk, who they traded to Boston two years earlier. Sawchuk spends the subsequent seven seasons with Detroit, performs with the Toronto Maple Leafs for 3 seasons, and spends one season every with the Los Angeles Kings, Red Wings and New York Rangers. He dies on May 31, 1970 after an twist of fate.

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After scoring 11 desires in two seasons with the Red Wings, Bucyk rankings a Bruins-record 545 throughout 21 seasons in Boston. He allows the Bruins win the Stanley Cup in 1970 and ’72.

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Sawchuk is inducted into the Hall in 1971. Bucyk joins him 10 years later.

1971: Defenseman Adam Foote is born in Toronto. Foote is taken by the Nordiques with the No. 22 choose within the 1989 NHL Draft, joins them in 1991 and allows the franchise, which relocates to Denver and becomes the Colorado Avalanche, win the Stanley Cup in 1996 and 2000. He plays with Colorado until 2005-06, joins the Columbus Blue Jackets for two-plus seasons but returns to the Avalanche in 2008 and stays till his retirement after the 2010-eleven season. He finishes his NHL profession with 308 points (sixty six desires, 242 assists) in 1,154 video games, and is the last member of the Nordiques to play inside the League. The Avalanche retire his No. 52 on Nov. 2, 2013. His son Cal Foote, a defenseman, is taken with the aid of the Tampa Bay Lightning with the No. 14 select in the 2017 draft.

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