January 17: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 17 NHL History 1932: Roy Worters of the New York Americans becomes the fifth goaltender in NHL history to have 50 shutouts in his career. The milestone comes in the Americans’ 4-0 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Madison Square Garden. 1959: Howe plays as a defenseman for the Red Wings in a 2-1 loss to the Toronto Maple […]

August 21: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Aug. 21 1912: Toe Blake, who plays or coaches 11 Stanley Cup-winning teams on the way to earning induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame, is born in Victoria Mines, Ontario. Blake, whose real name is Hector, signs with the Montreal Maroons in February 1935, then plays eight regular-season games and one in the […]