December 23: This Day in NHL History

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Dec. 23 NHL History 1933: Howie Morenz of the Montreal Canadiens scores his 249th NHL goal in a 3-0 win against the Detroit Red Wings at the Forum to become the League’s all-time leader. Morenz surpasses Cy Denneny, the previous record holder with 248. Morenz finishes his NHL career with 271. 1967: Rookie Wayne Rutledge makes 21 saves for his first […]

December 9: This Day in NHL History

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Dec. 9 NHL History 1933: Howie Morenz of the Montreal Canadiens ties Cy Denneny as the NHL’s all-time leading goal-scorer. Morenz scores the 246th goal of his NHL career in a 4-2 loss to the New York Rangers at the Forum. 1956: Gordie Howe scores his 324th NHL goal, tying Nels Stewart for second on the League’s all-time list, in the […]

September 5: This Day in NHL History

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September 5 NHL History 1959: The Hockey Hall of Fame holds its first formal induction ceremony at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto. The Hall is established in 1943 and inducts its first members in 1945, but this is the first time there is a ceremony to honor the newly elected members. Previous inductees are also […]

April 13: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 13 1927: The Ottawa Senators defeat the Boston Bruins 3-1 in Game 4 of the Final at the Ottawa Auditorium to win the Stanley Cup. Cy Denneny scores twice for the Senators, who won the series 2-0 with two ties. It is the fourth championship in eight years for […]

March 7 This Day in NHL Hockey History

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This day March 7 in hockey history features Scotty Bowman, Ken Dryden, Guy Lafleur , Wayne Gretzky, Brett Hull, Dino Ciccarelli and Mario Lemieux. 1921 – Ottawa’s Cy Denneny scored six goals in 12-5 win over the Hamilton Tigers. Cy’s brother Corb scored 6 goals for Toronto earlier in the season. 1951 – 18-year-old Scotty Bowman suffered […]