August 12: This Day in NHL History

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August 12 NHL History 1981: Defenseman Serge Savard, one of the keys to the Montreal Canadiens’ dynasty in the late 1970s, says he’s “done with hockey” and announces his retirement. “This is the most difficult decision of my life,” the 35-year-old says after playing on eight Stanley Cup winners with Montreal and earning the Conn Smythe […]