September 25: This Day in NHL History

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September 25 NHL History 1926: The NHL officially approves franchises in Chicago and Detroit for the 1926-27 season. Along with a second franchise awarded earlier to New York. The NHL becomes a 10-team league and soon adopts a two-division format. The Detroit team calls itself the Cougars after purchasing players from the Victoria Cougars of the […]