September 3: This Day in NHL History

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September 3 NHL History 1966: The NHL begins a new era when 18-year-old defenseman Bobby Orr signs a two-year contract with the Boston Bruins. The Bruins, who haven’t qualified for the Stanley Cup Playoffs since 1959, spend months haggling with Orr and his agent, Alan Eagleson, before coming to terms on a contract that pays him $70,000, plus […]

June 19: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: June 19 1999: The Dallas Stars bring the Stanley Cup to Texas for the first time when they defeat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 in triple overtime to win Game 6 of the Final at Marine Midland Arena. Brett Hull scores a controversial Cup-winning goal at 14:51 of the third overtime. His foot is […]