October 31: This Day in NHL History

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 121

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 […]