September 21: This Day in NHL History

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1902: Howie Morenz, the most electrifying NHL player of his era, is born in Mitchell, Ontario. Morenz, a speedy forward, becomes known as “the Stratford Streak” while playing junior and senior hockey in Stratford, Ontario. He signs with the Montreal Canadiens for the 1923-24 season and soon becomes the most spectacular player in hockey. Morenz scores […]

March 17: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: March 17   1938: The Montreal Canadiens defeat the Montreal Maroons 6-3 at the Forum in the final game between the intra-city rivals. The Maroons drop out of the NHL after the 1937-38 season. On the same night, Nels Stewart of the New York Americans becomes the first player in […]