December 23: This Day in NHL History

Saturday, December 23, 2017 31

Dec. 23 NHL History 1933: Howie Morenz of the Montreal Canadiens scores his 249th NHL goal in a 3-0 win against the Detroit Red Wings at the Forum to become the League’s all-time leader. Morenz surpasses Cy Denneny, the previous record holder with 248. Morenz finishes his NHL career with 271. 1967: Rookie Wayne Rutledge makes 21 saves for his first […]

September 14: This Day in NHL History

Thursday, September 14, 2017 25

September 14 NHL History 1972: The expansion New York Islanders open their first training camp in Peterborough, Ontario. The Islanders go on to set NHL records for fewest victories (12-60-6) and points (30) in a season. 1996: The United States scores four goals late in the third period to stun Canada 5-2 in Game 3 of the […]

September 10: This Day in NHL History

Monday, September 11, 2017 16

September 10 NHL History 1943: The Toronto Maple Leafs obtain the rights to 17-year-old center Ted Kennedy from the Montreal Canadiens for the rights to defenseman Frank Eddolls. Kennedy spends his entire NHL career with the Maple Leafs, helping them become the NHL first modern-era dynasty by winning the Stanley Cup in 1945, 1947, 1948, 1949 […]

NHL Rumors: Shane Doan, Jarome Iginla, LA Kings

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 16

San Jose Sharks interested in Shane Doan The Fourth Period: The San Jose Sharks have long coveted Shane Doan and have tried to acquire him at the NHL trade deadline the last “six or seven years.” Doan, 40, has a full no-movement clause and can dictate where he ends up. With the Coyotes being one […]

Shane Doan has Rocky Mountain Fever

Saturday, December 21, 2013 11

Shane Doan of the Phoenix Coyotes has what the team believes is a form of Rocky Mountain Fever. Doan has missed the past six games after becoming ill with what had been an unknown illness. Coyotes general manager Don Maloney said that it looked like some form of Rocky Mountain Fever, a bacterial disease that […]