October 25: This Day in NHL History

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October 25 NHL History 2000: Ray Bourque becomes the highest-scoring defenseman in NHL history. Bourque passes Paul Coffey by earning two assists in the Colorado Avalanche’s 2-1 overtime victory against the Nashville Predators at Pepsi Center. He ends the regular season with 1,579 points, still an NHL record for defensemen. After that, he plays on a Stanley Cup-winning team for the only time […]

May 30: This Day in NHL History

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May 30 NHL History 1985: The Edmonton Oilers roll to their second Stanley Cup championship by defeating the Philadelphia Flyers 8-3 in Game 5 of the Final at Northlands Coliseum. Jari Kurri matches the single-season Stanley Cup Playoff record by scoring his 19th goal 4:54 into the first period; he ties the mark set by Reggie […]