January 19: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 19 NHL History 1971: Gordie Howe appears in a record 14th consecutive All-Star Game, surpassing the mark set by Maurice Richard. It’s Howe’s 22nd appearance in 23 NHL seasons. The Western Conference defeats the Eastern Conference 2-1 at Boston Garden. 1991: After the packed house at Chicago Stadium drowns out “The Star-Spangled Banner” with cheers, Vincent Damphousse […]

September 19: This Day in NHL History

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September 19 NHL History 1990: The Pittsburgh Penguins defeat Wayne Gretzky and the Los Angeles Kings 5-3 in a preseason game at St. Petersburg, Florida. The game draws an announced crowd of 25,581 fans to the Suncoast Dome (now Tropicana Field), then the largest for any NHL game. 1991: Toronto brings in some Stanley Cup experience in a trade […]