March 2: This Day in NHL History

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Mar. 2 NHL History 1918: Joe Malone doesn’t score in the Montreal Canadiens’ 5-3 season-ending loss to the Toronto Arenas, but he finishes the first NHL season with a League-high 44 goals in 22 games. It’s an NHL record that stands until 1944-45, when Maurice Richard scores 50 goals in 50 games. 1966: Bobby Hull of the Chicago […]

February 2: This Day in NHL History

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Feb. 2 NHL History 1918: Joe Malone scores five goals in the Montreal Canadiens‘ 11-2 win against Toronto to extend his goal-scoring streak to 13 games, beginning with NHL’s opening night on Dec. 19, 1917. Malone scores 34 goals in the 13 games. 1974: Bobby Clarke has six points, including his second NHL hat trick, Ross Lonsberry scores three […]

January 31: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 31 NHL History 1920: Joe Malone of the Quebec Bulldogs sets an NHL record by scoring seven goals in a 10-6 victory against the Toronto St. Patricks. No one else in NHL history has scored more than six. 1928: Alex Connell of the Ottawa Senators starts his League-record run of six consecutive shutouts with a 4-0 victory against the visiting […]

January 28: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Jan. 28 1918: Forward Joe Malone extends his goal-scoring streak to 11 games (beginning with the NHL’s inaugural game on Dec. 19, 1917) when he scores for the Montreal Canadiens in a 5-1 loss at Toronto. It’s the 25th goal of the season for Malone, who goes on to lead the new NHL […]

January 12: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 12 NHL History 1918: Joe Malone scores five goals in the Montreal Canadiens’ 9-4 victory against the Ottawa Senators to become the NHL’s first 20-goal scorer. Malone extends his goal-scoring streak (from the start of the NHL) to seven games. 1943: Bep Guidolin, a 16-year-old rookie, scores twice and has an assist in the Boston Bruins’ 3-0 victory against the […]

June 27: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: June 27 1950: The Hockey Hall of Fame announces its newest members. They include Newsy Lalonde, Joe Malone, Scotty Davidson, Mike Grant, Si Griffis, Charles Drinkwater, George Richardson, Harry Trihey and, as a Builder, Frank Patrick. 1998: The Tampa Bay Lightning choose Vincent Lecavalier, a center from Rimouski of the Quebec Major Junior […]

March 10: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN HOCKEY HISTORY: March 10 1920: Joe Malone scores six goals for the Quebec Bulldogs in a 10-4 victory against the Ottawa Senators, becoming the first NHL player to score six or more goals in a game twice during his career. Six weeks earlier, he sets an NHL record by scoring seven goals […]