July 17: This Day in NHL History

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July 17 NHL History 1956: Bryan Trottier, one of the cornerstones of the New York Islanders‘ dynasty in the early 1980s, is born in Val Marie, Saskatchewan. The Islanders select Trottier, a center with Swift Current of the Western Hockey League, in the second round (No. 22) of the 1974 NHL Draft. He joins the Islanders […]