August 28: This Day in NHL History

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August 28 NHL History 1932: Andy Bathgate, a star with the New York Rangers in the late 1950s and early 1960s, and a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, is born in Winnipeg. Bathgate averages more than a point a game for New York from 1955-64 before being traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs late […]

April 6: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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1926: Clint Benedict helps the Montreal Maroons win their first Stanley Cup championship with his third shutout of the Final, a 2-0 win against the Western Hockey League’s Victoria Cougars. Nels Stewart scores twice and finishes with six goals in four games for the Maroons, who win the best-of-5 series 3-1. The Stanley Cup is […]

April 1: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 1 1919: The fifth and deciding game of the Stanley Cup Final between the Montreal Canadiens and Seattle Metropolitans is canceled because of an influenza epidemic. It’s still the only time that the Cup is not awarded once the Final has begun. 1926: Clint Benedict becomes the first NHL […]