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Today in NHL History – March 2


 

 

2004 – The Pittsburgh Penguins ended their NHL record 14-game home losing streak when they tied the New York Islanders 3-3.

 

 

 

1969 – Phil Esposito (Boston Bruins) became the first player in the NHL to score 100 points in a season. Bobby Hull and Gordie Howe also crossed the 100 mark during the same season.

 

 

 

English: Bobby Hull of the Chicago Black Hawks...

1966 – Bobby Hull (Chicago Blackhawks) became the first NHL player to score 50 goals in two seasons

 

 

 

1929 – George Hainsworth (Montreal Canadiens) recorded his 20th shutout of the season. He ended the season with a total of 22.

 

1929 – The Chicago Blackhawks were shut out for the eighth consecutive game.

 

 

 

1922 – The Toronto St. Patricks and the Vancouver Millionaires played the final professional hockey game that featured seven players on each side.

 

 

 

1918 – Joe Malone (Toronto Arenas) became the first scoring leader in the NHL. He had scored 44 goals in 22 games in the first NHL season. His record stood until 1944-45 when 50 goals were scored by Maurice “The Rocket” Richard

 

English: Joe Malone, professional ice hockey p...

Joe Malone

 

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