April 18: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 18 1942: The Toronto Maple Leafs complete the greatest comeback in the history of the Stanley Cup Playoffs by defeating the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 in Game 7 of the Final. The Maple Leafs become the first team in NHL history to win a best-of-7 series after losing the […]

April 16: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY, APRIL 16: 1949: The Toronto Maple Leafs become the NHL’s first modern-era dynasty. Toronto wins the Stanley Cup for the third straight year, completing a four-game sweep of the Detroit Red Wings in the Final with a 3-1 victory at Maple Leaf Gardens. Turk Broda allows five goals in four […]