August 27: This Day in NHL History

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August 27 NHL History 1962: Center Adam Oates, a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame and arguably the best undrafted player in NHL history, is born in Weston, Ontario. Many scouts consider Oates too slow to play in the NHL, so he attends Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute instead. The Engineers go 85-19-1 during his three seasons […]