October 15: This Day in NHL History

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October 15 NHL History 1955: The Richard brothers are too much for the visiting New York Rangers. Maurice Richard scores two goals and younger brother Henri Richard, a rookie, gets the game-winner in the Montreal Canadiens’ 4-1 victory at the Forum. 1964: Ted Lindsay of the Detroit Red Wings became the fourth player in NHL history to appear in 1,000 games when he […]

October 7: This Day in NHL History

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October 7 NHL History 1954: The Detroit Red Wings extend their unbeaten streak on opening night to 15 games (14-0-1) by defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 at Olympia Stadium. 1972: The New York Islanders and Atlanta Flames face off at Nassau Coliseum in the first game for each of the NHL’s two newest franchises. The Flames win 3-2 on third-period […]

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 […]

April 19: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 19 1947: Ted Kennedy, a 21-year-old center, scores the Stanley Cup-winning goal to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 2-1 victory against the Montreal Canadiens in Game 6 of the Final at Maple Leaf Gardens. Kennedy breaks a 1-1 tie with 5:21 remaining in the third period. It’s the […]

March 28: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: March 28 1929: Rookie Tiny Thompson becomes the second goalie in NHL history to have a shutout in his Stanley Cup Final debut when the Bruins defeat the visiting New York Rangers 2-0 in Game 1. It’s the first Final series between two U.S.-based NHL teams. 1944: Doug Bentley is […]