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Today in NHL History – January 27


 

2002 – The Montreal Canadiens became the first NHL team to score 10,000 home goals. The feat was achieved in the Canadiens’ 2,675th regular season game. The goal was scored by Sergei Berezin who had come to the team only two days before from the Phoenix Coyotes
1984 – Wayne Gretzky set a NHL record for consecutive game scoring. He ended the streak at 51 games the next night against the Los Angeles Kings. The streak began on October 5, 1983.

 

1965 – Ulf Sterner became the first Swedish-born player to appear in the NHL. Sterner only played four games in the NHL.

 

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