November 11: This Day in NHL History

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November 11 NHL History 1930: The NHL comes to Philadelphia for the first time. But the Philadelphia Quakers lose 3-0 to the New York Rangers when goaltender John Ross Roach earns his 28th NHL shutout. The Quakers go 4-36-4 and drop out of the League after one season, leaving Philadelphia without an NHL team until the arrival of […]

May 24: This Day in NHL history

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May 24 NHL HISTORY 1980: A dynasty begins when Bob Nystrom scores 7:11 into overtime to lift the New York Islanders to a 5-4 victory against the Philadelphia Flyers at Nassau Coliseum in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. The eighth-year franchise wins the first of four consecutive championships. Lorne Henning’s pass sends John […]

May 20: This Day in NHL History

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May 20 NHL HISTORY 1975: The Buffalo Sabres overcome the Philadelphia Flyers and the fog in a 5-4 overtime victory in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. A hot, humid evening in Buffalo combines with a non-air conditioned Memorial Auditorium to slow things down. Play is interrupted five times during regulation. After Sabres defenseman […]

May 2: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: May 2 1967: The Toronto Maple Leafs become the first team with an average age of 30 or older to win the Stanley Cup when they defeat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 at Maple Leaf Gardens in Game 6 of the Final. Ron Ellis and Jim Pappin score in the second […]