January 22: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 22 NHL History 1966: The Detroit Red Wings have a slightly different look for their game against the Montreal Canadiens at the Forum. The Red Wings must wear the jerseys of their junior team in Hamilton because their jerseys are stolen from the Forum locker room the night before. Despite not having their own uniforms, […]

January 11: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 11 NHL History 1941: The Toronto Maple Leafs defeat the New York Americans 9-0 at Maple Leaf Gardens in a penalty-free game. It’s the second straight game involving Toronto that ends without a penalty being called; two nights earlier, the Maple Leafs defeat the New York Rangers 3-2 in overtime in a game played without a penalty being […]

April 18: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 18 1942: The Toronto Maple Leafs complete the greatest comeback in the history of the Stanley Cup Playoffs by defeating the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 in Game 7 of the Final. The Maple Leafs become the first team in NHL history to win a best-of-7 series after losing the […]

March 3 This day in NHL Hockey History

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1875 – The earliest recorded ice hockey game was played, with McGill University going against the Victoria skating club, at the Victoria Rink in Montreal. The two teams played with nine men on a side, and used a flat disk as a puck. With the rules now recorded and standardized, hockey as we know it […]