December 4: This Day in NHL History

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December 4 NHL History 1909: The oldest NHL franchise still in operation is officially founded when J. Ambrose O’Brien creates the Club de Hockey Canadien, known to fans for more than a century as the Montreal Canadiens. The Canadiens are part of the National Hockey Association, the NHL’s predecessor, and finish 2-10-0 in their first season. […]

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 […]

March 26: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: March 26 1919: The Seattle Metropolitans and Montreal Canadiens, playing in the fourth game of the best-of-5 Stanley Cup Final, finish in a 0-0 tie after 60 minutes of regulation and 20 minutes of overtime. The Canadiens even the series three days later with a 4-3 overtime victory, but neither […]