November 30 NHL History

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November 30 NHL History 1954: The Chicago Blackhawks tie the Montreal Canadiens 3-3 in a game played in Omaha, Nebraska. The Blackhawks play six home games during the 1953-54 season away from Chicago Stadium, in Omaha, St. Louis and St. Paul, Minnesota. 1968: Forward Val Fonteyne of the Pittsburgh Penguins extends his NHL-record penalty-free streak to 185 games when the […]

September 11: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Sept. 11 1943: The NHL approves a proposal for the Hockey Hall of Fame. Twelve charter members are honored in 1945, though the Hall doesn’t have a permanent home until an official building opens on the grounds of the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto on Aug. 26. 1961.  1969: The NHL announces that […]

August 13: This Day in NHL History

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August 13 NHL History 1938: Bill Masterton is born in Winnipeg. Masterton, a forward playing for the first-year Minnesota North Stars, isn’t wearing a helmet when he is checked hard in a game against the Oakland Seals on Jan. 13, 1968, and lands on his head. He dies two days later. The Bill Masterton Trophy is […]

April 12: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 12 There’s something about this date that seems to bring out the best in Wayne Gretzky. 1987: The Great One scores a goal and has four assists to help the Edmonton Oilers to a 6-3 win against the Los Angeles Kings in Game 4 of the Smythe Division Semifinals […]