January 12: This Day in NHL History

Friday, January 12, 2018 24

Jan. 12 NHL History 1918: Joe Malone scores five goals in the Montreal Canadiens’ 9-4 victory against the Ottawa Senators to become the NHL’s first 20-goal scorer. Malone extends his goal-scoring streak (from the start of the NHL) to seven games. 1943: Bep Guidolin, a 16-year-old rookie, scores twice and has an assist in the Boston Bruins’ 3-0 victory against the […]

September 15: This Day in NHL History

Friday, September 15, 2017 31

September 15 NHL History 1960: Maurice Richard announces his retirement after 18 seasons in the NHL, all with the Montreal Canadiens. The “Rocket” retires at age 39 after playing on eight Stanley Cup-winning teams and finishes his career as the NHL’s all-time leader with 544 goals, including 50 in 50 games during the 1944-45 season. 1976: Darryl Sittler‘s goal at […]