May 15: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: May 15 1926: The NHL adds a second team in New York when a franchise is granted to Madison Square Garden president Tex Rickard. The team soon becomes known throughout the city as “Tex’s Rangers,” and the name “Rangers” sticks. The new franchise joins the one year after the New York […]

March 12: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: March 12 1935: The St. Louis Eagles defeat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in their final home game of the 1934-35 season. The Eagles fold at the end of the season, and the NHL does not have a team in St. Louis again until 1967. 1961: Five years before setting […]