January 30: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 30 NHL History 1926: Alex Connell of the Ottawa Senators becomes the first goaltender in NHL history to have 10 shutouts in one season. He reaches the milestone with a 1-0 victory against the New York Americans at Madison Square Garden. 1937: Nels Stewart of the Americans becomes the NHL all-time goal-scoring leader. Stewart scores his 272nd NHL […]

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 […]

May 2: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: May 2 1967: The Toronto Maple Leafs become the first team with an average age of 30 or older to win the Stanley Cup when they defeat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 at Maple Leaf Gardens in Game 6 of the Final. Ron Ellis and Jim Pappin score in the second […]