December 26: This Day in NHL History

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Dec. 26 NHL History 1923: Howie Morenz scores his first NHL goal in the Montreal Canadiens’ 3-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators. Morenz finishes his first season with 13 goals in 24 games and scores 271 in 550 games. He is among the earliest inductees to the Hockey Hall of Fame. 1976: Johnny Bucyk scores his 545th NHL goal, moving him […]

November 6: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Nov. 6 1946: The Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings play to a 3-3 tie at Olympia Stadium in a penalty-free game. It’s the first game in the Bruins’ 22-year history without a penalty. 1983: Wayne Gretzky scores four goals for his 19th NHL hat trick and assists on three others to help the Edmonton […]

October 27: This Day in NHL History

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October 27 NHL History 1963: Gordie Howe scores his 544th NHL goal during the Detroit Red Wings’ 6-4 loss to the visiting Montreal Canadiens. The power-play goal midway through the third period against goalie Gump Worsley pulls Howe into a tie with Maurice Richard of the Canadiens, the NHL’s all-time goal-scoring leader when he retires in 1960. Exactly five years later, […]