February 3: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Feb. 3 1944: Syd Howe scores six goals in the Detroit Red Wings’ 12-2 victory against the New York Rangers at Olympia Stadium. Howe gets two in each period. Linemate Don Grosso assists on five of the six goals. “I had a good chance to break the all-time record but I couldn’t do it,” […]

October 19: This Day in NHL History

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October 19 NHL History 1957: Maurice Richard of the Montreal Canadiens becomes the first 500-goal scorer in the NHL when he gets a first-period power-play goal in a 3-1 victory against the Chicago Blackhawks at the Forum. No. 500 comes when Richard takes a pass from Jean Beliveau and beats Blackhawks goaltender Glenn Hall with a wrist shot. After the puck hits the […]