August 17: This Day in NHL History

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August 17 NHL History 1896: Georges “Buck” Boucher, a key part of the Ottawa Senators‘ dynasty in the 1920s and a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, is born in Ottawa. Boucher joins the Senators, then part of the National Hockey Association, as a forward in 1915. He soon switches to defense and becomes known […]