August 9: This Day in NHL History

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August 9 NHL History 1964: Brett Hull, one of the greatest goal-scorers in NHL history, is born in Belleville, Ontario. The son of Hockey Hall of Fame member Bobby Hull is taken by the Calgary Flames in the sixth round (No. 117) of the 1984 NHL Draft, plays two seasons of college hockey at Minnesota-Duluth, and is traded […]

July 16: This Day in NHL History

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July 16 NHL History 1965: Forward Claude Lemieux, a four-time Stanley Cup winner, is born in Buckingham, Quebec. The Montreal Canadiens select Lemieux in the second round (No. 26) of the 1983 NHL Draft. Three years later, he scores 10 goals in 20 Stanley Cup Playoff games to help Montreal win its first championship since […]