December 17: This Day in NHL History

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Dec. 17 NHL History 1924: The NHL has the first 0-0 tie in its eight-year history. Goaltenders Jake Forbes of the Hamilton Tigers and Alec Connell of the Ottawa Senators are perfect through three periods of regulation time and a 20-minute overtime period. 1935: It’s a milestone night for five original New York Rangers. Bill Cook, Bun Cook, Frank […]

September 26: This Day in NHL History

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September 26 NHL History 1925: The New York Americans, an expansion team scheduled to start play for the 1925-26 season, buy the roster of the Hamilton Tigers for $75,000. The move comes not long after the Tigers drop out of the NHL for financial reasons. 1926: The NHL decides that blue lines will be measured 60 feet […]