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Today in NHL History – January 18


English: Bobby Hull during the NHL Tour in Not...

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2002 – Two NHL records held by Bobby Hull were broken in a game between the Detroit Red Wings and the Washington Capitals. Luc Robitaille scored his 611th career goal and Brett Hull scored his 99th game-winning goal. Robitaille’s goal gave him the most goals of any left wing in NHL history and 10th place on the career NHL goal list. Brett Hull’s goal moved him into third place on the game-winning goal list.

1967 – The NHL held the All-Star Game at midseason for the first time.

1958 – Willie O’Ree made his NHL debut with the Boston Bruins. He was the first black player to enter the league.

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