August 25: This Day in NHL History

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August 25 NHL History 1939: Recently retired NHL star Babe Siebert drowns while on vacation at his family’s cottage on Lake Huron in St. Joseph, Ontario. Siebert is preparing for his debut as coach of the Montreal Canadiens after ending his playing career following the 1938-39 season, but never gets the chance. The NHL stages the […]

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 […]