February 22: This Day in NHL History

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Feb. 22 NHL History 1928: Duke Keats of the Chicago Blackhawks scores at 15:50 of the second period in a game against the Ottawa Senators, ending goalie Alec Connell’s streak of six consecutive shutouts. In all, Connell goes 460:49 without allowing a goal. The Senators win 3-2 at Chicago. 1964: In one of the biggest trades in NHL history, […]

August 5: This Day in NHL History

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August 5 NHL History 1937: Herb Brooks, the coach of the “Miracle on Ice” United States team that won gold at the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics, is born in St. Paul, Minnesota. Brooks plays college hockey at the University of Minnesota, returns as coach in 1972 and helped the Golden Gophers to three NCAA championships. That […]