February 14: This Day in NHL History

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Feb. 14 NHL History 1923: The first NHL game is broadcast on radio when CFCA airs the third period of a game between the Toronto St. Patricks and the Ottawa Senators from Arena Gardens in Toronto. 1934: A standing-room-only crowd jams Maple Leaf Gardens to see the defending Stanley Cup champion Toronto Maple Leafs defeat a team […]

November 20: This Day in NHL History

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November 20 NHL History 1928: The Boston Bruins play their first game at Boston Garden. After four seasons at Boston Arena (now Matthews Arena), the Bruins, then wearing brown and gold, make their debut at the Garden. A crowd estimated at 16,000 goes home disappointed when the Bruins lose 1-0 to the Montreal Canadiens. But the real star […]

April 5: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 5 1919: The death of Montreal Canadiens star Joe Hall during an influenza epidemic brings an end to the Stanley Cup Final between Montreal and the Seattle Metropolitans of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association. The best-of-5 series ends 2-2, and the Cup is not awarded. 1932: Busher Jackson of […]

March 25: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: March 25 1924: The Montreal Canadiens defeat Calgary 3-0 in Game 2 of the Final (played in Ottawa), to become the 1924 Stanley Cup Champions. Georges Vezina gets the shutout to help the Canadiens win the Cup for the first time since the formation of the NHL in 1917-18. 1943: […]