February 4: This Day in NHL History

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Feb. 4 NHL History 1943: Frank Calder, president of the NHL since its inception in 1917, dies of a heart attack in a Montreal hospital. He’s replaced on an interim basis by Red Dutton. 1961: The start of the game between the Rangers and Boston Bruins at Boston Garden is delayed for two hours because the Rangers […]

May 11: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: May 11 1968: The Montreal Canadiens send coach Toe Blake into retirement with one last Stanley Cup championship.  The Canadiens edge the first-year St. Louis Blues 3-2 at the Forum to complete a four-game sweep in the Final and win the Cup for the 15th time. Eight of those come […]