February 10: This Day in NHL History

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Feb. 10 NHL History 1942: The Boston Bruins’ “Kraut Line” of Milt Schmidt, Bobby Bauer and Woody Dumart combines for 11 points an 8-1 victory against the Montreal Canadiens at Boston Garden in the final game before all three leave to join the Royal Canadian Air Force. They are applauded after the game; from the Bruins, they receive gifts […]

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 […]

March 17: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: March 17   1938: The Montreal Canadiens defeat the Montreal Maroons 6-3 at the Forum in the final game between the intra-city rivals. The Maroons drop out of the NHL after the 1937-38 season. On the same night, Nels Stewart of the New York Americans becomes the first player in […]