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On this day in history: Maurice Richard Riot in Montreal - TheHockeyNews

On this day 59 years ago, the Richard Riots broke out in Montreal during and after the Montreal-Detroit game. The game at the Forum had to be cut short after a tear gas bomb went off and it was forfeited to the Red Wings the fans were reacting to Richard's suspension and NHL president Clarence Campbell, who showed up to the game after it had started.
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Gordie Howe scores 800th career goal

Howe scored his 800th career goal February 29th, 1980 while playing for the Hartford Whalers
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February 28 NHL History | Feb 28 NHL History | www.nhltraderumor.com

February 28 in NHL history features Teemu Selanne scores 50th goal as rookie. United States wins first hockey gold medal at Squaw Valley Olympics; Bobby Orr gets 500th NHL assist.
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First Televised Hockey Game in USA on Feb 25th.

The Tradition ContinuesIt was September of 1952 and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation was about to launch the first television stations in Canada. In anticipation of this, Imperial Oil, sponsor of Hockey Night in Canada on radio, had been engaged in talks with the CBC to begin televising hockey for the 1952-53 NHL season.
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Montreal Canadiens' 28-game unbeaten streak ends
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Feb. 24: Gretzky sets NHL single-season record for goals

1982: Wayne Gretzky of the Edmonton Oilers breaks Phil Esposito's single-season record for goals when he scores No. 77 against goaltender Don Edwards and the Buffalo Sabres at Memorial Auditorium.
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1965 Topps Henri Richard | PSA CardFacts™

<p>Joseph Henri &ldquo;Pocket Rocket&rdquo; Richard (February 29, 1936-) was born on February 29th during a leap year and holds the distinct honor of holding ...
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Boston Bruins history was made on Dec. 1, 1924, and a radio legend was born - The Boston Globe

On Dec. 1, 1924, the Boston Bruins played their first game in the National Hockey League, and Frank Ryan gave the play-the-play for the radio broadcast.
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A look back at the Roger Neilson ‘paper bag’ game and Pal Hal’s theatre of the absurd

In countless times under Harold Ballard’s reign, the Maple Leafs could not play their way out of a paper bag.But 40 years ago this month, the owner almost put one over Roger Neilson’s h…
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Happy Birthday to Don Cherry: The Best Moments from Don this season
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Volcan, Howatt made NHL history 30 years ago

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2002 CANADA OLYMPIC HOCKEY GOLD TRIBUTE
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Gretzky to Lemieux - 1987 Canada Cup Winning Goal
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25 Greatest Hockey Quotes of All Time

Hockey history is filled with colorful characters who have never had a problem speaking their mind. There have also been some fun and colorful gentlemen that have shared some fun moments from the booth with hockey fans everywhere...
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The Greatest NHL Player from Each Canadian Province

Tuesday's announcement that Rogers Communications is prepared to invest $5.2 billion to broadcast NHL hockey in Canada over the next 12 years confirms what most already know: The nation is crazy for hockey...
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On This Day January 24th.

Gus Mortson Jim Thomson "The Gold Dust Twins" January 24:  On this day in 1925 , Gus Mortson was born in New Liskeard, Ontario. Mortson...
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This day in history: A big moment for Beliveau

May 1, 1965 was a historic day in Jean Beliveau's long career, as it was the day he became the first-ever recipient of the Conn Smythe Trophy
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The 5 Moments That Make Every Detroit Red Wings Fan Nostalgic

Around the holidays it’s customary to gather and reminisce about the good old days; reaching back into the archives of one’s memory to relive the nostalgic eras of yore...
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Jan. 21: Gretzky becomes NHL's No. 2 all-time scorer

1989: Wayne Gretzky moves into second place on the NHL's all-time points list. Gretzky scores a goal and has three assists in the Los Angeles Kings' 5-4 loss to the Hartford Whalers at the Civic Center, passing Marcel Dionne to become the NHL's all-time No. 2 scorer.
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15 Most Memorable Moments in Maple Leafs History

The Toronto Maple Leafs have a long and storied history filled with success, disappointment and a lot of irony...