April 12: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 12 There’s something about this date that seems to bring out the best in Wayne Gretzky. 1987: The Great One scores a goal and has four assists to help the Edmonton Oilers to a 6-3 win against the Los Angeles Kings in Game 4 of the Smythe Division Semifinals […]

March 28: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: March 28 1929: Rookie Tiny Thompson becomes the second goalie in NHL history to have a shutout in his Stanley Cup Final debut when the Bruins defeat the visiting New York Rangers 2-0 in Game 1. It’s the first Final series between two U.S.-based NHL teams. 1944: Doug Bentley is […]