January 19: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 19 NHL History 1971: Gordie Howe appears in a record 14th consecutive All-Star Game, surpassing the mark set by Maurice Richard. It’s Howe’s 22nd appearance in 23 NHL seasons. The Western Conference defeats the Eastern Conference 2-1 at Boston Garden. 1991: After the packed house at Chicago Stadium drowns out “The Star-Spangled Banner” with cheers, Vincent Damphousse […]

December 12: This Day in NHL History

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Dec. 12 NHL History 1942: The Boston Bruins defeat the Canadiens 3-2 in the first afternoon game in their history. The game’s proceeds are donated to the American Red Cross. 1953: Maurice Richard of the Montreal Canadiens becomes the NHL’s all-time leading scorer with a goal and two assists in a 7-2 victory against the New York Rangers at the Forum. Richard […]

December 9: This Day in NHL History

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Dec. 9 NHL History 1933: Howie Morenz of the Montreal Canadiens ties Cy Denneny as the NHL’s all-time leading goal-scorer. Morenz scores the 246th goal of his NHL career in a 4-2 loss to the New York Rangers at the Forum. 1956: Gordie Howe scores his 324th NHL goal, tying Nels Stewart for second on the League’s all-time list, in the […]