September 21: This Day in NHL History

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1902: Howie Morenz, the most electrifying NHL player of his era, is born in Mitchell, Ontario. Morenz, a speedy forward, becomes known as “the Stratford Streak” while playing junior and senior hockey in Stratford, Ontario. He signs with the Montreal Canadiens for the 1923-24 season and soon becomes the most spectacular player in hockey. Morenz scores […]

May 25: This Day in NHL History

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May 25 NHL History 1978: The Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup for the third consecutive season by defeating the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 6 of the Final. After defenseman Brad Park scores a power-play goal 4:05 into the game to give the packed house at Boston Garden some hope, Steve Shutt and Mario […]