December 5: This Day in NHL History

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December 5 NHL History 1939: Eddie Shore plays his final game as a member of the Boston Bruins and scores the winning goal in a 2-1 victory against the New York Americans at Boston Garden. The defenseman, a four-time Hart Trophy winner, is traded to the Americans on Jan. 25, 1940, retires at the end of the season and is inducted […]

July 24: This Day in NHL History

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July 24 NHL History 1975: Forward Jamie Langenbrunner, a Stanley Cup winner with the Dallas Stars and New Jersey Devils, is born in Cloquet, Minnesota. Langenbrunner, Dallas’ second-round pick (No. 35) in the 1993 NHL Draft, joins the Stars for good in 1996; three years later, he helps them win the Cup. He’s traded to New […]

July 15: This Day in NHL History

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July 15 NHL History 1994: Thirty-one days after coaching the New York Rangers to their first Stanley Cup championship in 54 years, Mike Keenan quits his job, saying at a news conference in Toronto that he’s leaving with four years remaining on his contract because of a “breach of contractual obligations.” He declines to discuss […]