July 26: This Day in NHL History

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July 26 NHL History 1951: Rick Martin, the left wing on the Buffalo Sabres’ famed “French Connection” line in the 1970s, is born in Verdun, Quebec. The Sabres take Martin with the No. 5 pick in the 1971 NHL Draft and he scores 44 goals as a rookie in 1971-72. The line of Martin, Gilbert Perreault […]