September 21: This Day in NHL History

Thursday, September 21, 2017 16

1902: Howie Morenz, the most electrifying NHL player of his era, is born in Mitchell, Ontario. Morenz, a speedy forward, becomes known as “the Stratford Streak” while playing junior and senior hockey in Stratford, Ontario. He signs with the Montreal Canadiens for the 1923-24 season and soon becomes the most spectacular player in hockey. Morenz scores […]

August 8: This Day in NHL History

Tuesday, August 08, 2017 54

August 8 NHL History Two members of the Hockey Hall of Fame share this birthday. 1927: Defenseman Bill Gadsby is born in Calgary, Alberta. Gadsby comes to the NHL as a 19-year-old with the Chicago Blackhawks in 1946 after being signed as a free agent, is traded to the New York Rangers on Nov. 23, 1954, […]