December 6: This Day in NHL History

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December 6 NHL History 1987: If a five-goal night can be a ho-hum occurrence for anyone, it’s Wayne Gretzky. He scores three times in the first period, and once each in the second and third, to help the Edmonton Oilers defeat the Minnesota North Stars 10-4 at Northlands Coliseum. It’s the fourth five-goal game of Gretzky’s NHL career, the […]

March 5 This Day is NHL Hockey History

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1967 – Montreal Canadiens’ rookie goaltender Rogie Vachon recorded the first shutout of his NHL career. Montreal beat the New York Rangers 2-0 at Madison Square Garden. 1984 – Pittsburgh traded former Norris Trophy winner Randy Carlyle to Winnipeg for first round choice (Doug Bodger) in 1984 Entry Draft and future considerations (Moe Mantha). 1988 […]