December 11: This Day in NHL History

Monday, December 11, 2017 10

Dec. 11 NHL History 1969: Kate Smith’s rendition of “God Bless America” is played at the Spectrum for the first time, and the Philadelphia Flyers respond by defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-3. The Flyers go 19-1-1 in the next three seasons when “God Bless America” is played. 1977: Tom Bladon of the Flyers sets an NHL […]

November 5: This Day in NHL History

Monday, November 06, 2017 18

November 5 NHL History 1936: Two future Hockey Hall of Famers make their NHL debuts for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Center Syl Apps and goaltender Turk Broda play in their first game, a 3-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings at Maple Leaf Gardens. They are teammates on three Stanley Cup championship teams with Toronto. 1942: Carl Liscombe of […]