January 12: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 12 NHL History 1918: Joe Malone scores five goals in the Montreal Canadiens’ 9-4 victory against the Ottawa Senators to become the NHL’s first 20-goal scorer. Malone extends his goal-scoring streak (from the start of the NHL) to seven games. 1943: Bep Guidolin, a 16-year-old rookie, scores twice and has an assist in the Boston Bruins’ 3-0 victory against the […]

December 10: This Day in NHL History

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Dec. 10 NHL History 1924: The NHL’s first game featuring two Montreal-based teams is played, with the first-year Maroons facing the Canadiens. The Canadiens win 5-0 at the Forum behind four goals by Aurel Joliat and the ninth NHL shutout by goaltender Georges Vezina. 1969: At age 45, Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Johnny Bower plays his final NHL game; it’s […]