November 26: This Day in NHL History

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November 26 NHL History 1917: The NHL is founded and elects Frank Calder as its first president. The League’s charter members are the Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators, Toronto Arenas and Quebec Bulldogs.  The new league emerges from the ashes of the National Hockey Association, which suspends operations a few weeks earlier. After three days […]

April 24: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 24 1969: Jean Beliveau scores the only overtime goal of his Hall of Fame career when he beats Gerry Cheevers at 31:28 to give the Montreal Canadiens a 2-1 series-clinching victory against the Bruins in Game 6 of the Semifinals at Boston Garden. Beliveau sets up the tying goal […]