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Today in NHL History – February 11


2003 – Mike Modano (Dallas Stars) became only the second American-born NHL player to play in 1,000 games with the same team. All of Modano’s games had come with the Minnesota North Stars and Dallas Stars. Brian Leetch (New York Rangers) was the first American-born player to play in 1,000 NHL games.

1984 – Wayne Gretzky set an NHL record when he scored his 11th short handed goal of the season

1971 – Jean Beliveau (Montreal Canadiens) scored his 500th career goal.

Jean Beliveau

1957 – The NHL Players Association was formed in New York City. Ted Lindsay (Detroit Red Wings) was elected as president.

1922 – The Toronto St. Patricks and the Ottawa Senators recorded the first tie game in NHL history.

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