January 1: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 1 NHL History 1961: Boston Bruins rookie Willie O’Ree, the first black player in League history, scores his first goal. He beats Charlie Hodge for what turns out to be the game-winner in the Bruins’ 3-2 victory against the Montreal Canadiens at Boston Garden.   1973: Bobby Orr ties an NHL record for defensemen with six assists in Boston’s 8-2 […]

Free Agent Signings – July 4, 2014

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Capitals Today: The Washington Capitals sign Tim Kennedy and Kris Newbury. Kennedy, 28, registered eight points (two goals, six assists) and four penalty minutes in 37 games with the Arizona Coyotes in 2013-14. Newbury, 32, collected one assist in four games with the Philadelphia Flyers in 2013-14. NHL.com – The Carolina Hurricanes agree to terms […]