October 23: This Day in NHL History

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October 23 NHL History 1966: Rookie defenseman Bobby Orr of the Boston Bruins scores his first NHL goal. Orr’s 50-foot slap shot beats Montreal Canadiens goaltender Gump Worsley at 4:13 of the third period to tie the game, but Boston loses 3-2 on a goal by defenseman Jean-Guy Talbot with 2:05 remaining. 1971: Five years to the day that Orr gets […]

August 22: This Day in NHL History

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August 22 NHL History 1974: Longtime Montreal Canadiens star Dickie Moore is one of seven men inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Moore leads the NHL in scoring in 1957-58 and 1958-59, and is part of six Stanley Cup-winning teams in Montreal, including five in a row from 1956-60. He was named one of the 100 Greatest NHL […]