January 12: This Day in NHL History

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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 […]

November 12: This Day in NHL History

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November 12 NHL History 1931: The first NHL game is played at Maple Leaf Gardens. Toronto Maple Leafs owner Conn Smythe manages to get the new arena built in a remarkable five-month span during the depths of the Great Depression. An opening-night crowd of 13,233, the largest ever to attend a hockey game up to that […]