July 12: This Day in NHL History

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July 12 NHL History 1972: Team Canada announces the 35 players who will be invited to camp to form the roster for the upcoming Summit Series, the first time NHL players will face the Soviet Union. The list includes three goaltenders (Ken Dryden, Gerry Cheevers and Tony Esposito), 12 defensemen (including Bobby Orr, who ends up […]

June 22: This Day in NHL History

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June 22 NHL History 2013: Right wing Patrick Kane scores two goals to help the Chicago Blackhawks defeat the Boston Bruins 3-1 in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final at United Center, moving them within one win of their second championship in four seasons. Kane scores late in the first period and early in the second to give Chicago […]