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A pair of historic Stanley Cup champions were crowned on this date. May 19 has also seen some great individual efforts by Hall of Fame defensemen and goaltenders. Let’s begin our trip back in time and experience all the best this date has had to offer through the decades. Champions Crowned On May 19, 1974,
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Today’s date is chock-full of great Stanley Cup playoff moments. May 13 has seen plenty of National Hockey League memories, including some epic comebacks, overtime history, and series-clinching wins. Let’s begin our daily trip back in time to relive all the best moments. It Was 4-1! Depending on which side of the Boston Bruins and
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April 16 is a huge date amongst the National Hockey League’s “Original Six” franchises, with four of them winning the Stanley Cup. There are also plenty of Hall of Fame players who left their mark on the game through the years. Let’s hop aboard the THW time machine and go back in time to relive
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March 13 has been an eventful date throughout National Hockey League history. Hall of Famers hit milestones while there was plenty to cheer about in Philadelphia, St. Louis, and Calgary. The THW time machine is gassed up and is ready for its daily journey through the years to relive the best this date has had
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This date in National Hockey League history has memories that extend over nearly a century. There were some great old school moments in Detroit, the 1970s provided us with some stellar performances, and there were plenty of franchise firsts and records set. Let’s take our daily trip back in time to look at all the
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One of the greatest goal-scorers in the history of the National Hockey League laced up his skates one final time on this date. Plus, Jan. 9 was a big night for memorable shutouts and we had plenty of moments from the early years of the league. Let’s take our daily trip back through the years
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This date in National Hockey League history has seen a little bit of everything. One of the most successful sets of brothers both had big games. There was plenty going on between the pipes and behind the bench. Heck, even the officials made history on this date. It is time to start your day with
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Dec. 8 has been a very unique date in National Hockey League history. It gave the first goal that was actually shot in by a goaltender. It was also a big date for hockey-playing brothers, both as teammates and bitter enemies. In addition, there were some memories made in St. Louis as well. Let’s get
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The greatest player to ever skate in the National Hockey League set another one of his numerous records on this date. Also, there was a trio of very rare goaltending feats to occur, including one that never happened before. Philadelphia was host to a handful of the many memorable moments to happen on Dec. 6
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Brian Propp and Simon Gagne were impactful left-wingers during their time with the Philadelphia Flyers. Both played in different eras, but they both stood out as leaders, usually as one of the top scorers on the roster. However, head-to-head who comes out on top? Who made more of an impact on the franchise? Before diving
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A pair of Hall of Fame teammates both hit big milestones on this date. Nov. 6 was also very memorable during the early days of National Hockey League history, with some of the game’s pioneers making contributions. Plus, the son of a hockey legend kept the family tradition of success alive and well. Gretzky &
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Oct. 22 has provided plenty of memorable moments in National Hockey League history. Some of the greatest skaters to ever play the game hit personal milestones on this date. Also, a handful of Hall of Fame goaltenders left their mark on the record books. A Pair of Big Games for Super Mario Mario Lemieux scored
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Oct. 18 has seen some memorable victories in National Hockey League history, including the first for two expansion teams. There were also plenty of personal milestones reached including first goals, first shutouts and even a very important first professional contract. A Foursome of Historic Wins The third time was the charm for the Philadelphia Flyers.
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Two of the most storied franchises in National Hockey League history were officially added to the league on this date. Plus, three key players from the most successful teams of the 1970s were inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Finally, one of the best offensive defensemen the game has ever seen made a huge
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A pair of longtime teammates were inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame together on this date. Also, the most famous international series ever played resumed in a new setting. Finally, the National Hockey League installed its first-ever salary cap and saw the relocation of one of its early teams. Stosh & the Golden Jet
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Over the last decade, the Philadelphia Flyers have undergone one of the NHL’s more subtle rebuilds. The team never bottomed out following their Stanley Cup Final appearance in 2009-10, but strong drafting and scouting have helped them establish one of the league’s best prospect pipelines. Former GMs Paul Holmgren (left) and Ron Hextall (right) and
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