September 8: This Day in NHL History

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September 8 NHL History 1971: Gordie Howe announces his retirement after 25 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings and becomes a team vice president. Howe, 43, owns the NHL career marks for games played, goals, assists and points, but he’s coming off his worst offensive season (23 goals, 52 points) since 1948-49 when he decides to retire. […]

August 22: This Day in NHL History

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August 22 NHL History 1974: Longtime Montreal Canadiens star Dickie Moore is one of seven men inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Moore leads the NHL in scoring in 1957-58 and 1958-59, and is part of six Stanley Cup-winning teams in Montreal, including five in a row from 1956-60. He was named one of the 100 Greatest NHL […]