January 8: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 8 NHL History 1944: Babe Pratt becomes the first NHL defenseman to get six assists in a game. Pratt’s big game powers the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 12-3 victory against the Bruins at Maple Leaf Gardens. He shares the record with five other defensemen, including Bobby Orr. 1947: Forward Howie Meeker sets an NHL single-game record for […]

October 12: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Oct. 12 1972: Germain Gagnon scores with 1:09 remaining in the third period to give the New York Islanders the first victory in franchise history, 3-2 against the Los Angeles Kings at Nassau Coliseum. Rookie Billy Harris, the No. 1 pick in the 1972 NHL Draft, has the first two goals for the […]