March 1: This Day in NHL History

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March 1 NHL History 1919: Newsy Lalonde of the Montreal Canadiens sets a Stanley Cup Playoff record by scoring five goals in a 6-3 win against the visiting Ottawa Senators. Lalonde still shares the record, which has been matched four times. 1968: The first-year Philadelphia Flyers find themselves without a home when the roof of the Spectrum […]

September 1: This Day in NHL History

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September 1 NHL History 1883: Didier Pitre, a star for the Montreal Canadiens in the National Hockey Association and the NHL, is born in Valleyfield, Quebec. Pitre, nicknamed “Cannonball” because of his speed and hard shot, helps the Canadiens win the Stanley Cup for the first time in their history in 1916 and is the right […]

March 22 This Day in NHL History

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This Day in NHL History: March 22 1919: Newsy Lalonde becomes the first NHL player to score four goals in a Stanley Cup Final game. Lalonde gets all of the Montreal Canadiens’ goals in a 4-2 win against the PCHA’s Seattle Metropolitans in Game 2. 1932: Experimental rules are tried in the New York Americans’ […]