August 3: This Day in NHL History

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August 3 NHL History 1896: Gerry Geran, the first U.S.-born player to skate in an NHL game, is born in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Geran, a center playing amateur hockey in Boston, signs with the Montreal Wanderers and has no points in four games in 1917-18, the NHL’s first season. He resumes his amateur career, helps the United […]