April 2: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 2 1927: Lorne Chabot of the New York Rangers becomes the first rookie goaltender in NHL history to earn a shutout in his Stanley Cup Playoff debut. Neither Chabot nor Boston’s Hal Winkler allow a goal in a scoreless tie in Game 1 of the Semifinals. 1939: Mel Hill, […]