NHL Trade Rumors July 10, 2018

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Boston Bruins seek scoring winger NBC Sports: Joe Haggerty reports the Boston Bruins need a high-impact scoring winger, Haggerty suggests Carolina’s Jeff Skinner, Columbus’ Artemi Panarin, Philadelphia’s Wayne Simmonds, Edmonton’s Milan Lucic or Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Minnesota’s Jason Zucker and Ottawa’s Bobby Ryan as possible trade targets. Haggerty proposes the Bruins dangle puck-moving defenseman Torey Krug as trade […]

February 28: This Day in NHL History

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Feb. 28 NHL History 1929: The Chicago Blackhawks are shut out for an NHL-record eighth consecutive game. But they don’t go home empty-handed: Blackhawks goaltender Charlie Gardiner matches New York’s John Ross Roach in a scoreless tie at Chicago. Roach sets a Rangers record with his 13th shutout of the season. 1960: The United States wins its first hockey […]

February 13: This Day in NHL History

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Feb. 13 NHL History 1944: Toronto’s Babe Pratt sets the NHL single-season scoring record for defensemen with an assist in a 6-3 victory against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. It’s his 45th point, one more than the mark of 44 set by Flash Hollett in 1942-43. 1966: Longtime Detroit Red Wings linemates Gordie Howe and Alex Delvecchio reach milestones in a […]

January 25: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 25 NHL History 1964: Chicago Blackhawks rookie center Phil Esposito scores his first NHL goal. He beats Detroit Red Wings goalie Terry Sawchuk at 16:01 of the second period during a 5-3 loss at Olympia Stadium. 1972: Defenseman Bobby Orr sets up Esposito, his Boston Bruins teammate, for the winning goal early in the third period to lift the East Division All-Stars […]

January 15: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 15 NHL History 1966: Gordie Howe becomes the first NHL player to reach 1,400 points when he gets a second-period assist on a goal by Bill Gadsby in the Detroit Red Wings‘ 4-4 tie with the New York Rangers at Olympia Stadium. Howe gets point No. 1,400 in his 1,295th game. 1970: Bobby Orr has two assists in the Boston Bruins’ […]

January 4: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 4 NHL History 1942: The Detroit Red Wings shut out the Montreal Canadiens 10-0 at Olympia Stadium. The 10 consecutive goals-against are the most ever allowed by the Canadiens. 1973: Bobby Orr scores his 163rd NHL goal (in his 428th game), breaking the League record for career goals by a defenseman. Orr beats St. Louis Blues goaltender Jacques Caron […]

January 1: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 1 NHL History 1961: Boston Bruins rookie Willie O’Ree, the first black player in League history, scores his first goal. He beats Charlie Hodge for what turns out to be the game-winner in the Bruins’ 3-2 victory against the Montreal Canadiens at Boston Garden.   1973: Bobby Orr ties an NHL record for defensemen with six assists in Boston’s 8-2 […]

December 21: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Dec. 21 1937: Paul Thompson of the Chicago Blackhawks becomes the first player in NHL history to score a goal against his brother. Paul scores at 19:51 of the third period against Boston Bruins goalie Tiny Thompson in a 2-1 loss at Boston Garden. 1972: Bobby Orr gets his 541st point, setting the NHL career record […]

December 20: This Day in NHL History

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Dec. 20 NHL History 1938: Boston Bruins rookie Frank Brimsek gets his third straight shutout and sixth in seven games in a 3-0 victory against the New York Americans at Boston Garden. The win gives Brimsek six shutouts in his first eight NHL games. 1950: Turk Broda of the Toronto Maple Leafs becomes the first NHL goaltender to reach […]

December 14: This Day in NHL History

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Dec. 14 NHL History 1933: Howie Morenz becomes the NHL’s all-time leading goal scorer when the 247th of his career moves him ahead of Cy Denneny. The milestone comes in the Montreal Canadiens’ 2-0 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Forum. Lorne Chabot gets the shutout in a game played without a penalty being called. 1943: Boston’s Bill […]

November 29: This Day in NHL History

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November 29 NHL History 1924: The Montreal Forum, one of hockey’s iconic arenas, has its official opening. The Montreal Canadiens celebrate by defeating the Toronto St. Patricks 7-1, before a crowd of 9,000 fans. Billy Boucher scores three goals for the Canadiens, the first coming 55 seconds into the game. For the next two seasons, the only […]

November 26: This Day in NHL History

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November 26 NHL History 1917: The NHL is founded and elects Frank Calder as its first president. The League’s charter members are the Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators, Toronto Arenas and Quebec Bulldogs.  The new league emerges from the ashes of the National Hockey Association, which suspends operations a few weeks earlier. After three days […]