July 7: This Day in NHL History

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July 7 NHL History 1969: Center Joe Sakic, the greatest player in the history of the Colorado Avalanche franchise, is born in Burnaby, British Columbia. The Quebec Nordiques take Sakic with the No. 15 pick in the 1987 NHL Draft. He’s an NHL regular two seasons later and is named captain in 1992. After the Nordiques […]

April 8: This Day in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 8 1937: Clarence Campbell referees his first playoff game, a 4-2 win for the Detroit Red Wings against the New York Rangers in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. Campbell, who in 1946 becomes the third president in NHL history, hands out three penalties. 1961: Gordie Howe sets […]

NHL News II – July 14, 2014

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Yahoo Sports: A Chicago Blackhawks fan hit by puck during 2013 Stanley Cup Final is suing the United Center. The lawsuit states the plantiff is looking for an unspecified amount of money and to have legal fees covered. Darren Dreger: Tom Renney will be introduced as president of Hockey Canada tomorrow in Calgary. Darren Dreger: […]