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Today in NHL History – January 20


Ice hockey player Patrick Roy Русский: Вратарь...

2003 – Patrick Roy (Colorado Avalanche) became the first NHL goalie to play in 1,000 games.

 

 

 

Joe Nieuwendyk warming up in San Jose in 1999

 

2002 – Joe Nieuwendyk (Dallas Stars) played in his 1,000th career NHL game

 

 

1995 – The NHL season opened with the teams playing a 48-game schedule instead of the usual 84. The season had been shortened due to a players strike.

1937 – Nels Stewart (New York Americans) became the NHL’s career leading scorer when he scored his 270th NHL goal

 

Today in NHL History courtesy of :http://on-this-day.com/sports

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