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A goalie’s job is to stop pucks, not shoot them. Yet, on December 8, 1987, Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Ron Hextall became the...

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Johnny Bucyk played for the Boston Bruins for 21 seasons (after playing two for the Detroit Red Wings before being traded in return...

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Rumors swirled about another expansion in the NHL, and two places about 1,300 miles apart with opposite hockey experiences stepped up to request franchises....

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A little over ten years after Eddie Shore set the record for most fights in one game, on December 5, 1939, the...

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(Photo: Albert Dumas , via Wikimedia Commons) Only one hockey team predated the NHL and has existed for almost 110 years –...

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(Photo: redsox20041027 , via Wikimedia Commons) On Thursday (November 29, 2018), the Boston Bruins continued a long tradition of retiring the numbers...

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(Photo: The Pittsburgh Post Gazette) A year and a day after the Boston Bruins and Montreal Maroons played their first game, on...

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When the U.S. finally joined the NHL in 1924, the first American team came in holding hands with a second team from Montreal, Canada....

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Val Fonteyne earned the titles of “Mr. Clean” and the “most gentlemanly player” in NHL history. On November 30, 1968, he...

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Often described as the “winningest coach,” Scotty Bowman had to get his NHL start at some point. On November 29, 1967, he...