October 1: This Day in NHL History

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October 1 NHL History 1960: New York Rangers forward Andy Hebenton scores the first shorthanded, game-winning goal in the history of the NHL All-Star Game. The goal gives the All-Stars a 2-1 victory against the Stanley Cup-champion Montreal Canadiens. 1991: The Pittsburgh Penguins name Scotty Bowman coach. Bowman steps in for Bob Johnson, who is ill and dies on […]

March 4 This Day in NHL Hockey History

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NHL History for March 4th highlighted by greats Wayne Gretzky, Mike Bossy, Terry Sawchuk, Ron Francis and Guy Lafleur. 1931 – American coaching legend “Badger” Bob Johnson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The University of Wisconsin legend coached in the NHL from 1982-83 through 1990-91 with Calgary and Pittsburgh 1941 – Chicago Black Hawks goaltender […]