May 5: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: May 5 1966: Henri Richard‘s only playoff overtime goal of his career is a Stanley Cup winner. Richard puts the puck into the net 2:20 into OT to give the Montreal Canadiens a 3-2 victory against the Detroit Red Wings in Game 6 of the Final for their second straight […]

April 19: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 19 1947: Ted Kennedy, a 21-year-old center, scores the Stanley Cup-winning goal to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 2-1 victory against the Montreal Canadiens in Game 6 of the Final at Maple Leaf Gardens. Kennedy breaks a 1-1 tie with 5:21 remaining in the third period. It’s the […]