November 20: This Day in NHL History

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November 20 NHL History 1928: The Boston Bruins play their first game at Boston Garden. After four seasons at Boston Arena (now Matthews Arena), the Bruins, then wearing brown and gold, make their debut at the Garden. A crowd estimated at 16,000 goes home disappointed when the Bruins lose 1-0 to the Montreal Canadiens. But the real star […]

November 8: This Day in NHL History

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November 8 NHL History 1934: The NHL comes to St. Louis with 12,600 fans on hand at the Coliseum to see the Eagles play their home opener against the Chicago Blackhawks. They lose 3-1, finish the season 11-31-6 and are forced to fold. 1952: Ten years to the day after scoring his first NHL goal, Maurice Richard becomes the League’s […]

September 22: This Day in NHL History

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September 22 NHL History 1934: The Ottawa Senators move to St. Louis and are renamed the Eagles. The relocated franchise goes 11-31-6 in its only season before folding. 1966: Mike Richter, whose goaltending helps the New York Rangers end a 54-year Stanley Cup drought and enabled the United States to win the 1996 World Cup of Hockey, is born […]

March 12: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: March 12 1935: The St. Louis Eagles defeat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in their final home game of the 1934-35 season. The Eagles fold at the end of the season, and the NHL does not have a team in St. Louis again until 1967. 1961: Five years before setting […]