October 30 NHL History

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October 30 NHL History 1943: One of the most famous lines in NHL history makes its debut when the Montreal Canadiens open their season with a 2-2 tie against the Boston Bruins at the Forum. Montreal coach Dick Irvin puts center Elmer Lach between left wing Toe Blake and right wing Maurice Richard (wearing No. 9 for the first time), a trio […]

May 26: This Day in NHL History

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MAY 26 NHL HISTORY 1988: The Edmonton Oilers establish an NHL tradition and extend their dynasty on the same night. The Oilers win the Stanley Cup for the fourth time in five seasons by defeating the Boston Bruins 6-3 in Game 5 of the Final at Northlands Coliseum. The Oilers win the series 4-0, with […]

April 10: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 10 1934: The Chicago Blackhawks, in their eighth NHL season, win the Stanley Cup for the first time by defeating the Detroit Red Wings 1-0 in overtime of Game 4 of the best-of-5 Final. Charlie Gardiner gets the shutout and Mush March scores the Cup-winning goal at 30:05 of […]