August 20: This Day in NHL History

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August 20 NHL History 1926: The Boston Bruins purchase 24-year-old defenseman Eddie Shore from the Edmonton Eskimos of the Western Hockey League. After the Bruins miss the Stanley Cup Playoffs in each of their first two NHL seasons, owner Charles Adams pays $50,000 for Shore and six other players from the WHL, which is ceasing operations. In an […]