February 4: This Day in NHL History

Sunday, February 04, 2018 189

February 4 in NHL history features Wayne Gretzky gets 44th NHL hat trick, first with Kings Mario Lemieux scores 600th goal; Jaromir Jagr nets 500th, has 1,100th assist.

January 27: This Day in NHL History

Saturday, January 27, 2018 130

January 27 in NHL history features Wayne Gretzky extends record point streak to 51 games. Jean Beliveau scores first NHL goal; Glenn Hall appears in his 329th straight game.

December 29: This Day in NHL History

Friday, December 29, 2017 117

December 29 in NHL history features Wayne Gretzky reaching 100 points in 35 games, Maurice Richard scores 100th NHL goal. Scotty Bowman sets record for games coached; Martin Brodeur gets 125th shutout of career.

October 27: This Day in NHL History

Friday, October 27, 2017 111

October 27 in NHL history features Gordie Howe ties Richard for all-time goals lead. Joe Sakic first rookie with points in 11 games to start career.

October 23: This Day in NHL History

Monday, October 23, 2017 97

October 23 in NHL history features Mark Messier gets 600th NHL goal Orr, Lafleur score first of career; Maple Leafs win ninth straight game to start season

September 8: This Day in NHL History

Friday, September 08, 2017 45

September 8 in NHL history features Gordie Howe announces retirement. Gump Worsley, Harry Lumley inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame

July 20: This Day in NHL History

Thursday, July 20, 2017 94

July 20 in NHL history features Peter Forsberg born in Sweden. NY Rangers acquire goalie Johnny Bower from Cleveland; Brad Richards retires from NHL.

May 1: This Day in NHL Hockey History

Monday, May 01, 2017 105

May 1 in NHL history features Jean Beliveau, New York Islanders, New York Rangers, Nikolai Borschevsky, Johan Franzen, Montreal Canadiens, Detroit Red Wings