February 27: This Day in NHL History

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 260

February 27 in NHL history features Wayne Gretzky traded to St. Louis Blues by LA Kings.Stan Mikita scores 500th goal; Mario Lemieux gets 1,600th point.

February 10: This Day in NHL History

Saturday, February 10, 2018 178

February 10 in NHL history features Theo Fleury finishes plus-9, a single-game NHL record. 'Kraut Line' totals 11 points for Bruins. Red Wings trade Red Kelly; Brett Hull scores goal No. 700.

January 26: This Day in NHL History

Friday, January 26, 2018 173

January 26 in NHL history features Wayne Gretzky born in Brantford, Ontario. NHL's all-time leading goal, assist, point scorer had several memorable games on birthday. Mario Lemieux ties an NHL record.

January 3: This Day in NHL History

Wednesday, January 03, 2018 114

January 3 in NHL history features Bobby Hull born in Ontario. Wayne Gretzky scores 700th goal; Jaromir Jagr, 42, oldest player to have hat trick.

December 20: This Day in NHL History

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 125

December 20 in NHL history features Doug Smail sets NHL record for fastest goal. Henri Richard earns 1,000th NHL point. Guy Lafleur gets 500th goal; Denis Potvin becomes League's all-time leading scorer among defensemen

November 26: This Day in NHL History

Sunday, November 26, 2017 122

November 26 in NHL history features NHL founded, elects Calder as first president. Bobby Orr plays final game with Bruins; Marek Malik creates career highlight.

November 11: This Day in NHL History

Monday, November 13, 2017 84

November 11 in NHL history features Bobby Smith gets seven points in North Stars rout of Jets Sawchuk earns 350th win with Red Wings; Lafleur scores goal No. 544

November 5: This Day in NHL History

Monday, November 06, 2017 91

November 5 NHL history features Jean Beliveau scores three goals in 44 seconds Plus: Hockey Hall of Fame members Syl Apps, Turk Broda make NHL debuts

October 25: This Day in NHL History

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 120

October 25 in NHL history features Ray Bourque passes Paul Coffey to become highest scoring defenseman Guy Lafleur scores final goal with Montreal Canadiens.

October 21: This Day in NHL History

Monday, October 23, 2017 87

October 21 in NHL history features Guy Lafleur, Marcel Dionne score as teammates with NY Rangers. Phil Esposito reaches 1,500 points, Eric Lindros gets 200th NHL goal

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

October 16: This Day in NHL History

Monday, October 16, 2017 165

October 16 in NHL history features Gordie Howe makes NHL debut. Norm Ullman gets 1,000th point, Mike Gartner scores first goal.