December 11: This Day in NHL History

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Dec. 11 NHL History 1969: Kate Smith’s rendition of “God Bless America” is played at the Spectrum for the first time, and the Philadelphia Flyers respond by defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-3. The Flyers go 19-1-1 in the next three seasons when “God Bless America” is played. 1977: Tom Bladon of the Flyers sets an NHL […]

August 9: This Day in NHL History

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August 9 NHL History 1964: Brett Hull, one of the greatest goal-scorers in NHL history, is born in Belleville, Ontario. The son of Hockey Hall of Fame member Bobby Hull is taken by the Calgary Flames in the sixth round (No. 117) of the 1984 NHL Draft, plays two seasons of college hockey at Minnesota-Duluth, and is traded […]