October 31: This Day in NHL History

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October 31 NHL History 1942: Rookie Maurice Richard plays his first NHL game with the Montreal Canadiens. Richard, wearing No. 15, gets his first NHL point (an assist) 36 seconds into the game, a 3-2 win against the Boston Bruins at the Forum. 1981: Wayne Gretzky becomes the first player in NHL history to have seven hat tricks before his 21st birthday when he […]

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 […]