August 15: This Day in NHL History

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August 15 NHL History 1958: Craig MacTavish, the last player to skate in an NHL game without a helmet, is born in London, Ontario. MacTavish, a center taken by the Boston Bruins in the ninth round (No. 153) of the 1978 NHL Amateur Draft, makes the NHL in 1979, shortly before it votes to make helmets […]

July 25: This Day in NHL History

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July 25 NHL History 1975: Evgeni Nabokov, who holds many of the San Jose Sharks‘ goaltending records, is born in Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan, then a part of the Soviet Union. The Sharks take a flyer on Nabokov in the ninth round (No. 219) of the 1994 NHL Draft. He comes to North America in 1997 and […]

March 10: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN HOCKEY HISTORY: March 10 1920: Joe Malone scores six goals for the Quebec Bulldogs in a 10-4 victory against the Ottawa Senators, becoming the first NHL player to score six or more goals in a game twice during his career. Six weeks earlier, he sets an NHL record by scoring seven goals […]