January 17: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 17 NHL History 1932: Roy Worters of the New York Americans becomes the fifth goaltender in NHL history to have 50 shutouts in his career. The milestone comes in the Americans’ 4-0 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Madison Square Garden. 1959: Howe plays as a defenseman for the Red Wings in a 2-1 loss to the Toronto Maple […]

December 19: This Day in NHL History

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Dec. 19 NHL History 1917: The newly formed NHL begins play in its first season when the visiting Montreal Canadiens defeat the Ottawa Senators 7-4, and the Montreal Wanderers hold off the Toronto Arenas 10-9. Wanderers defenseman Dave Ritchie scores exactly 1:00 into the game for the first goal in the history of the new league; his second […]

September 10: This Day in NHL History

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September 10 NHL History 1943: The Toronto Maple Leafs obtain the rights to 17-year-old center Ted Kennedy from the Montreal Canadiens for the rights to defenseman Frank Eddolls. Kennedy spends his entire NHL career with the Maple Leafs, helping them become the NHL first modern-era dynasty by winning the Stanley Cup in 1945, 1947, 1948, 1949 […]

June 12: This Day in NHL History

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June 12 NHL History 1958: The Red Wings name Gordie Howe, 30, as their new captain. Howe serves as captain for the next four seasons before he’s named an assistant coach and turns over the captaincy to linemate Alex Delvecchio. 1979: At age 31, Bobby Orr becomes the youngest player in NHL history to be selected for induction to the […]

May 23: This Day in NHL History

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May 23 NHL HISTORY 1979: The New England Whalers, one of four teams from the World Hockey Association slated to join the NHL for the 1979-80 season, officially change their name to the Hartford Whalers. 1991: The Pittsburgh Penguins score four times in the first 13:41 and hold on to defeat the Minnesota North Stars […]

NHL Rumors: Sabres, Leafs, Lightning

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TSN Radio: Bob Mckenzie was on Toronto’s sports radio station and he was talking about Tampa Bay Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin. He feels the situation in Tampa could become unstable like the situation in Boston with Tyler Seguin or or even dating back to when Brett Hull played with Calgary in which both never given […]