November 14: This Day in NHL History

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November 14 NHL History 1936: Defenseman King Clancy of the Toronto Maple Leafs scores the 137th and final goal of his NHL career in a 6-2 victory against the Chicago Blackhawks at Maple Leaf Gardens. Clancy beats Mike Karakas on a penalty shot at 5:50 of the third period to break a 2-2 tie. The future Hall of Famer retires […]

November 1: This Day in NHL History

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November 1 NHL History 1924: The NHL officially comes to the United States when the Boston Bruins join the League. The NHL expands to six franchises by adding the Bruins and Montreal Maroons. 1947: Under new coach Tommy Ivan, the Detroit Red Wings’ famed “Production Line” of right wing Gordie Howe, center Sid Abel and left wing Ted Lindsay becomes a regular unit for […]

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 […]

July 29: This Day in NHL History

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July 29 NHL History 1925: Ted Lindsay, the left wing on the Detroit Red Wings‘ “Production Line” and a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, is born in Renfrew, Ontario. Lindsay makes the Red Wings as a 19-year-old in 1944; by the late 1940s, Lindsay, center Sid Abel and right wing Gordie Howe form one […]

April 5: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 5 1919: The death of Montreal Canadiens star Joe Hall during an influenza epidemic brings an end to the Stanley Cup Final between Montreal and the Seattle Metropolitans of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association. The best-of-5 series ends 2-2, and the Cup is not awarded. 1932: Busher Jackson of […]

March 15: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: March 15 1934: The visiting New York Americans defeat the Ottawa Senators 3-2. It’s the final NHL game played in Ottawa until a new version of the Senators begins play in the 1992-93 season. 1941: Montreal Canadiens coach Dick Irvin rotates goaltenders Bert Gardiner and Paul Bibeault approximately every seven […]