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Today in NHL History – February 5



2003 – Mike Modano (Dallas Stars) got his 600th career assist making him only the second American-born player to get 400 goals and 600 assists. Jeremy Roenig was the first American-born player to achieve the feat.

Mike Modano breaks Phil Housley's career recor...




1997 – Mario Lemieux (Pittsburgh Penguins) became the seventh player to score 600 career goals.


1994 – Peter Bondra (Washington Capitals) became the 10th player in NHL history to score four goals in one period.


Dave Taylor

1991 – Dave Taylor (Los Angeles Kings) became only the 29th NHL player to score 1,000 career points.


1950 – Dick Irvin (Montreal Canadiens) became the first NHL coach to win 500 games. He ended his career with 690 wins.


1943 – Mervyn “Red” Dutton was named the new NHL president. Frank Calder had died the day before.


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