This Day In NHL History
The daily article that revisits astounding moments from the past to the present in the NHL.
1967- Montreal Canadiens rookie goaltender Rogie Vachon recorded the first shutout of his career in a 2-0 win over the New York Rangers.
1984- Pittsburgh Penguins trade former Norris trophy winner Randy Carlyle to the Winnipeg Jets for a first round draft pick (Doug Badger) and future considerations (Moe Mantha).
1996- Toronto Maple Leafs fire head coach Pat Burns after eight consecutive loses. Nick Beverly becomes the team’s interim coach.
2001- Anaheim Ducks trade Teemu Selanne to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for Jeff Friesen, Steve Shields and future considerations.
2003- Toronto Maple Leafs acquire Owen Nolan from the San Jose Sharks for Alyn McCauley, Brad Boyes and the Leafs first round draft pick (Steve Bernier).
2004- The Philadelphia Flyers and Ottawa Senators set an NHL record with 419 penalty minutes that resulted in five separate brawls in the final two minutes of the game.
Milt Schmidt (1918)
Pat Hannigan (1936)
Paul Gardner (1956)
Bob Hakidis (1966)
Paul Martin (1981)
Barret Jackman (1981)
Michel Ouellet (1982)