November 19: This Day in NHL History

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November 19 NHL History 1929: Two defensemen score four goals in the same game for the only time in NHL history. John McKinnon of the Pittsburgh Pirates scores four times in a 10-5 victory against the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs. Four of Toronto’s five goals are scored by defenseman Hap Day, who assists on Toronto’s other goal. Day […]

August 26: This Day in NHL History

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August 26 NHL History 1961: The Hockey Hall of Fame officially opens its doors at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto. Canadian Prime Minister John Diefenbaker and United States Ambassador Livingston Merchant preside over the opening. The Hall celebrates by inducting nine new members: Maurice Richard, Syl Apps, Charlie Conacher, Hap Day, George Hainsworth, Joe Hall, Percy LeSueur, Milt Schmidt and […]