January 13: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 13 NHL History 1926: Babe Ruth drops the puck for a ceremonial face-off at Madison Square Garden prior to a game between the Montreal Canadiens and New York Americans. The Canadiens defeat the Americans 2-1 in front of a crowd of more than 10,000. 1940: The Rangers defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 to extend their winning streak to 10 […]

December 27: This Day in NHL History

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Dec. 27 NHL History 1952: Detroit Red Wings goaltender Glenn Hall plays his first NHL game, a 2-2 tie against the Montreal Canadiens at Olympia Stadium. Hall helps the Red Wings extend their record undefeated streak to 14 games (seven wins, seven ties). 1979: The Red Wings open their new home, Joe Louis Arena, with a game against the St. Louis […]

August 8: This Day in NHL History

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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, […]