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This Day In Hockey History

This Day in Hockey History – December 19

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Today in hockey history, the NHL records its first goal! The first two NHL games were played, and also, two young goalies record impressive (and vastly different) feats, a legendary coach sets a record, Gretzky hits a milestone, an interesting goal-scoring record is set, and one of the most significant trades of all time takes place. December 19, 1917 – …

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This Day in Hockey History – December 18

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Today in hockey history, shutouts galore, including a few by the same goalies, Gretzky plays a video game, and a somewhat-interesting trade takes place. December 18, 1926 – A total of four NHL goalies/teams recorded shutouts, which is pretty significant since there were only 10 teams in the league back in 1926, and only eight played on that day (meaning …

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This Day in Hockey History – December 17

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Today in hockey history, the first game with a specific score is played, a pretty giant trade is manufactured, a defenseman sets an impressive record in his record-setting year, a team finally records its first of something, Gretzky scores a lot of points, and a team welcomes an expansion team by embarrassing them. December 17, 1924 – The Hamilton Tigers …

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