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Today in NHL History – March 3


 

2002 – The Dallas Stars set an NHL record with their 48th straight win when leading after two periods. The streak started on November 11, 2000

 

1992 – Mike Bossy’s #2 became the second number retired by the New York Islanders.

 

1982 – Wayne Gretzky (Edmonton Oilers) scored his 77th, 78th and 79th goals of the season. (We call this a Hat Trick…)

 

1968 – Jean Beliveau (Montreal Canadiens) became the first NHL player to score 1,000 career points.

 

1920 – The Quebec Bulldogs beat the Montreal Canadiens 16-3.

 

1875 – The first recorded hockey game was played in Montreal.

 

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