November 24: This Day in NHL History

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November 24 NHL History 1926: The Detroit Cougars (later renamed the Red Wings) get the first win in franchise history by defeating the Chicago Blackhawks 1-0 in Chicago. Frank Frederickson scores the game-winner and Hap Holmes earns the first shutout of his rookie season. 1936: King Clancy announces his retirement from the NHL as a player after a 16-year career […]

November 14: This Day in NHL History

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November 14 NHL History 1936: Defenseman King Clancy of the Toronto Maple Leafs scores the 137th and final goal of his NHL career in a 6-2 victory against the Chicago Blackhawks at Maple Leaf Gardens. Clancy beats Mike Karakas on a penalty shot at 5:50 of the third period to break a 2-2 tie. The future Hall of Famer retires […]

October 11: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Oct. 11 1924: The Bruins and Montreal Maroons are granted NHL franchises for $15,000 each. The Bruins, who become the first U.S. team to join the League, name Art Ross as their general manager. 1930: The Toronto Maple Leafs acquire King Clancy in a trade from Ottawa in exchange for Art Smith, Eric Pettinger and […]

March 31: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: March 31 1923: King Clancy of the Ottawa Senators plays all six positions, including goalie for two minutes after Clint Benedict is assessed a penalty, in a 1-0 victory against Edmonton in Game 2 of the Final in Vancouver to win the Stanley Cup. Clancy, then 18, goes on to […]