October 18: This Day in NHL History

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October 18 NHL History 1967: After losing the first two games in their history, the Philadelphia Flyers get their first victory when they defeat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 at St. Louis Arena. Doug Favell makes 34 saves and Ed Hoekstra scores the winning goal 12:20 into the third period for the Flyers, who complete their season-opening three-game […]

July 25: This Day in NHL History

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July 25 NHL History 1975: Evgeni Nabokov, who holds many of the San Jose Sharks‘ goaltending records, is born in Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan, then a part of the Soviet Union. The Sharks take a flyer on Nabokov in the ninth round (No. 219) of the 1994 NHL Draft. He comes to North America in 1997 and […]

May 25: This Day in NHL History

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May 25 NHL History 1978: The Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup for the third consecutive season by defeating the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 6 of the Final. After defenseman Brad Park scores a power-play goal 4:05 into the game to give the packed house at Boston Garden some hope, Steve Shutt and Mario […]