September 13: This Day in NHL History

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September 13 NHL History 1926: Emile Francis, who follows a long playing career as a goaltender with a longer one as an NHL coach and executive, is born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan. Francis goes 31-52-11 in six seasons with the Chicago Blackhawks and New York Rangers from 1946-47 through 1951-52, then spends eight more in the […]

September 2: This Day in NHL History

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September 2 NHL History 1943: Glen Sather is born in High River, Alberta. Sather plays 10 seasons in the NHL and one in the World Hockey Association, but makes his real impact on hockey as a coach and executive, building the Edmonton Oilers into a team that wins the Stanley Cup five times in seven seasons […]