July 4: This Day in NHL History

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July 4 NHL History 1994: In a trade involving two defensemen and future members of the Hockey Hall of Fame, the St. Louis Blues acquire Al MacInnis from the Calgary Flames for Phil Housley. MacInnis plays with the Blues until retiring after the 2003-04 season; Housley spends less than two full seasons in Calgary before […]

March 27: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: March 27 1938: Rookie goalie Earl Robertson makes 60 saves and the New York Americans defeat the Rangers 3-2 in the third and deciding game of their Stanley Cup Quarterfinal series at Madison Square Garden. Lorne Carr scores the winning goal 40 seconds into the fourth overtime. 1952: Turk Broda […]

March 13: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: March 13 1984: Wayne Gretzky reaches 900 points in his NHL career when he has a goal and an assist in the Edmonton Oilers’ 6-5 road victory against the Quebec Nordiques. Point No. 900 comes in Gretzky’s 385th NHL game, the fewest ever needed to reach that milestone. He scores […]