October 11: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Oct. 11 1924: The Bruins and Montreal Maroons are granted NHL franchises for $15,000 each. The Bruins, who become the first U.S. team to join the League, name Art Ross as their general manager. 1930: The Toronto Maple Leafs acquire King Clancy in a trade from Ottawa in exchange for Art Smith, Eric Pettinger and […]

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 […]