April 21: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: April 21 1951: Defenseman Bill Barilko scores the Stanley Cup-winning goal at 2:53 of overtime to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 3-2 victory against the Montreal Canadiens in Game 5 of the Final at Maple Leaf Gardens. The goal caps the only Stanley Cup series where every game ends in […]

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’ […]