November 27: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Nov. 27 1941: The Boston Bruins tie an NHL record by scoring four goals in the 10-minute overtime period to defeat the Brooklyn Americans 6-2 at Madison Square Garden. Overtime is a mandatory 10-minute period before being discontinued in November 1942. When the NHL reinstitutes it in 1983, the format is changed to a […]

October 19: This Day in NHL History

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October 19 NHL History 1957: Maurice Richard of the Montreal Canadiens becomes the first 500-goal scorer in the NHL when he gets a first-period power-play goal in a 3-1 victory against the Chicago Blackhawks at the Forum. No. 500 comes when Richard takes a pass from Jean Beliveau and beats Blackhawks goaltender Glenn Hall with a wrist shot. After the puck hits the […]