January 10: This Day in NHL History

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 135

January 10 in NHL history features Alex Ovechkin scores 500th NHL goal. Wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howe for most combined points in regular season, Stanley Cup Playoffs.

December 29: This Day in NHL History

Friday, December 29, 2017 117

December 29 in NHL history features Wayne Gretzky reaching 100 points in 35 games, Maurice Richard scores 100th NHL goal. Scotty Bowman sets record for games coached; Martin Brodeur gets 125th shutout of career.

November 13: This Day in NHL History

Monday, November 13, 2017 40

November 13 in NHL history features St. Louis Blues use three goalies to defeat Rangers. Tony Esposito wins 400th NHL game.

November 1: This Day in NHL History

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 95

November 1 in NHL history features Plante first goalie to wear mask. Bruins become first American team in League; Lemieux extends goal-scoring streak to 12 games

October 6: This Day in NHL History

Friday, October 06, 2017 41

October 6 in NHL history features Wayne Gretzky debuts with LA Kings. Canadiens retire Maurice Richard's No. 9; Minnesota Wild play first game.

September 21: This Day in NHL History

Thursday, September 21, 2017 41

September 21 in NHL history features Sept. 21: Canadiens star Howie Morenz born in Ontario. Marcel Dionne, Lanny McDonald among Hockey Hall of Fame inductees.

April 28: This Day in NHL Hockey History

Friday, April 28, 2017 38

April 28 in NHL history features Jacques Lemaire, Jacques Plante, Minnesota North Stars, Sergei Fedorov, Daniel Alfredsson, Alexander Mogilny

April 10: This Day in NHL Hockey History

Monday, April 10, 2017 81

April 10 in NHL history features Chicago Blackhawks, Montreal Canadiens, LA Kings, Brent Sutter, Pittsburgh Penguins, Dominik Hasek, Jean-Sebastien Giguere

March 22 This Day in NHL History

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 48

March 22: This day in NHL History features Eddie Johnston, Newsy Lalonde, Normie Smith, Dickie Moore, Jacques Plante, Bobby Orr, Bryan Trottier, Pat Verbeek

March 4 This Day in NHL Hockey History

Saturday, March 04, 2017 41

NHL History for March 4th highlighted by greats Wayne Gretzky, Mike Bossy, Terry Sawchuk, Ron Francis and Guy Lafleur.