October 9: This Day in NHL History

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October 9 NHL History 1952: Announcer Danny Gallivan calls his first NHL game, on radio, a 3-2 loss by the Montreal Canadiens to the Chicago Blackhawks at the Forum. He goes on to broadcast nearly 2,000 games on radio and television, including 16 Stanley Cup championships by the Canadiens, before retiring in 1984. 1970: The Vancouver Canucks, one of […]

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 […]

March 9 This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN HOCKEY HISTORY: March 9   1952: Center Sid Abel scores his final goal as a member of the Detroit Red Wings and their famed “Production Line.” The goal by Abel, assisted by longtime linemates Howe and Ted Lindsay, helps Detroit defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-1 at Olympia Stadium. 1975: Bobby Orr […]