November 18: This Day in NHL History

Saturday, November 18, 2017 9

THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Nov. 18 1926: Detroit’s new NHL franchise, known as the Cougars, plays its first game but loses 2-0 to the Boston Bruins. Duke Keats scores an early goal and sets up one by Archie Briden to give Boston a two-goal lead before the game is five minutes old. Those are the only shots to […]

April 27: This Day in NHL Hockey History

Thursday, April 27, 2017 10

THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 27 1971: Jean Beliveau sets the playoff record for career assists during the Montreal Canadiens’ 6-1 victory against the Minnesota North Stars at the Forum in Game 5 of the Semifinals. Beliveau’s assists on three of Montreal’s five third-period goals give him 92, one more than the previous record […]

April 16: This Date in NHL Hockey History

Monday, April 17, 2017 7

THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY, APRIL 16: 1949: The Toronto Maple Leafs become the NHL’s first modern-era dynasty. Toronto wins the Stanley Cup for the third straight year, completing a four-game sweep of the Detroit Red Wings in the Final with a 3-1 victory at Maple Leaf Gardens. Turk Broda allows five goals in four […]

Evening Scoop on Blackhawks, Blues, Leafs & Eric Lindros

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@Mark Lazerus: Player agent Pat Brisson says Chicago Blackhawks Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane could have commanded the max of $13.8M/year, but wanted to keep the team together. St. Louis Today: Chris Butler, 27, signed a two-way contract, he will get an NHL salary of $650,000 when he’s on the Blues’ roster and a salary […]