October 4: This Day in NHL History

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October 4 NHL History 1926: The Detroit Cougars, one of three new teams set to begin play the following month, purchase the Victoria Cougars from the defunct Western Hockey League for $100,000. Players from Victoria make up nearly half of the first-year Detroit team. 1991: The San Jose Sharks make their NHL debut in a 4-3 loss to […]

May 27: This Day in NHL History

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May 27 NHL History 1975: The Philadelphia Flyers win the Stanley Cup for the second straight year by defeating the Buffalo Sabres 2-0 in Game 6 of the Final at Memorial Auditorium. Bernie Parent makes 32 saves for his sixth and final NHL playoff shutout. Bob Kelly breaks a scoreless tie by stealing the puck […]

March 5 This Day is NHL Hockey History

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1967 – Montreal Canadiens’ rookie goaltender Rogie Vachon recorded the first shutout of his NHL career. Montreal beat the New York Rangers 2-0 at Madison Square Garden. 1984 – Pittsburgh traded former Norris Trophy winner Randy Carlyle to Winnipeg for first round choice (Doug Bodger) in 1984 Entry Draft and future considerations (Moe Mantha). 1988 […]