December 29: This Day in NHL History

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Dec. 29 NHL History Maurice Richard of the Montreal Canadiens scores two memorable goals exactly 10 years apart. 1945: Richard scores twice, giving him 100 goals in 145 NHL games, in a 5-4 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks at the Forum. It’s the fastest 100 goals by any player in NHL history. 1955: Richard scores the 500th goal of […]

November 3: This Day in NHL History

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November 3 NHL History 1948: Gordie Howe of the Detroit Red Wings makes the first of his NHL-record 23 All-Star Game appearances. He helps the All-Stars to a 3-1 victory against the Stanley Cup champion Toronto Maple Leafs at Chicago Stadium. 1951: Maurice Richard scores his 300th and 301st NHL goals in the Montreal Canadiens’ 3-2 loss to the […]

September 16: This Day in NHL History

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September 16 NHL History 1978: Wayne Gretzky, 17, attends his first professional training camp as a member of the Indianapolis Racers of the World Hockey Association. He ends up playing eight games with Indianapolis before being sold to the Edmonton Oilers. After the 1978-79 season, the Oilers and three other WHA teams are absorbed into the […]

March 10: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN HOCKEY HISTORY: March 10 1920: Joe Malone scores six goals for the Quebec Bulldogs in a 10-4 victory against the Ottawa Senators, becoming the first NHL player to score six or more goals in a game twice during his career. Six weeks earlier, he sets an NHL record by scoring seven goals […]