December 21: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Dec. 21 1937: Paul Thompson of the Chicago Blackhawks becomes the first player in NHL history to score a goal against his brother. Paul scores at 19:51 of the third period against Boston Bruins goalie Tiny Thompson in a 2-1 loss at Boston Garden. 1972: Bobby Orr gets his 541st point, setting the NHL career record […]

May 15: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: May 15 1926: The NHL adds a second team in New York when a franchise is granted to Madison Square Garden president Tex Rickard. The team soon becomes known throughout the city as “Tex’s Rangers,” and the name “Rangers” sticks. The new franchise joins the one year after the New York […]