November 28: This Day in NHL History

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November 28 NHL History 1925: Montreal Canadiens goaltender Georges Vezina, playing in his 328th straight game, collapses during a 1-0 loss against the Pittsburgh Pirates. He’s diagnosed with tuberculosis and dies four months later. The Vezina Trophy, now awarded to the best NHL goaltender each season, is donated in his name. 1931: The Toronto Maple Leafs hire Dick Irvin as coach. […]