August 1: This Day in NHL History

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August 1 NHL History 1947: Syl Apps Jr., son of Hockey Hall of Fame member Syl Apps, is born in Toronto. Though the center follows in his father’s footsteps as an excellent skater and playmaker, he never becomes as famous despite playing more NHL games (727-423) and finishing his career with more points (606-432) than his […]