November 7: This Day in NHL History

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November 7 NHL History 1962: Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Glenn Hall makes his 502nd consecutive NHL regular-season start but has to leave the game against Boston in the first period because of a back injury. He’s replaced by Denis DeJordy and the Blackhawks tie the Bruins 3-3. 1968: St. Louis Blues center Red Berenson scores six goals (and has an assist) in an […]

July 1: This Date in NHL History

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July 1 NHL History 1941: Rod Gilbert, the Rangers‘ all-time leading scorer, is born in Montreal. In his 18 seasons in New York, Gilbert sets franchise records for goals (406) and points (1,021) despite numerous back injuries, one of which causes him to have a spinal fusion. Gilbert is the right wing on the “GAG […]

May 8: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: May 8 1970: Bobby Orr of the Boston Bruins wins the Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player, becoming the first defenseman to win the award since Babe Pratt in 1944. It’s the first of three consecutive MVP awards for Orr, who also wins the Norris Trophy as the […]

March 30: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: March 30 1916: The Montreal Canadiens, a member of the pre-NHL National Hockey Association, win the first of their 24 Stanley Cup championships, defeating the Portland Rosebuds of the PCHA 2-1 in the fifth and deciding game of the Final. Each Montreal player receives $238 for the victory. 1918: The […]