January 9: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 9 NHL History 1918: Less than three weeks after beginning play, the NHL announces a rule change that permits goaltenders to leave their feet while making a save. Before that, it’s a penalty for goaltenders to sit or lie on the ice to stop the puck. Before the change, teams combine to score 12.2 goals […]

November 5: This Day in NHL History

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November 5 NHL History 1936: Two future Hockey Hall of Famers make their NHL debuts for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Center Syl Apps and goaltender Turk Broda play in their first game, a 3-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings at Maple Leaf Gardens. They are teammates on three Stanley Cup championship teams with Toronto. 1942: Carl Liscombe of […]