June 30: This Day in NHL History

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June 30 NHL History 1982: The relocating Colorado Rockies, preparing for their first season in New Jersey, officially adopt the nickname “Devils” after fan balloting. The name refers to the legend of the Jersey Devil, a creature that allegedly inhabited the Pine Barrens in the southern part of the state. The team’s original color scheme of […]