September 16: This Day in NHL History

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September 16 NHL History 1978: Wayne Gretzky, 17, attends his first professional training camp as a member of the Indianapolis Racers of the World Hockey Association. He ends up playing eight games with Indianapolis before being sold to the Edmonton Oilers. After the 1978-79 season, the Oilers and three other WHA teams are absorbed into the […]

May 9: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: May 9 1974: The Philadelphia Flyers end a 19-game winless streak at Boston Garden when Bobby Clarke scores at 12:01 of overtime for a series-tying 3-2 victory against the Boston Bruins in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. After defenseman Andre Dupont ties the game with 52 seconds remaining in the […]