November 15: This Day in NHL History

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November 15 NHL History 1927: Jack Adams gets a victory in his first game as an NHL coach when the Detroit Red Wings (then known as the Detroit Cougars) defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-0. Adams coaches Detroit for 20 seasons and is general manager for 36. He is the only person to have won the Stanley Cup […]

November 7: This Day in NHL History

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November 7 NHL History 1962: Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Glenn Hall makes his 502nd consecutive NHL regular-season start but has to leave the game against Boston in the first period because of a back injury. He’s replaced by Denis DeJordy and the Blackhawks tie the Bruins 3-3. 1968: St. Louis Blues center Red Berenson scores six goals (and has an assist) in an […]

August 6: This Day in NHL History

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August 6 NHL History 1997: Barry Trotz is named as the first coach of the Nashville Predators, who are scheduled to enter the NHL in the 1998-99 season. Trotz enjoys success as a minor league coach and leads Portland, then the American Hockey League affiliate of the Washington Capitals, to the Calder Cup in 1994. David […]

May 14: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: May 14 1977: The Montreal Canadiens end perhaps the most dominant season in NHL history when Jacques Lemaire scores his second goal of the game at 4:32 of overtime for a 2-1 victory against the Bruins at Boston Garden, completing a four-game sweep in the Final to win the Stanley […]