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Today in NHL History – March 13


 

2007 – Mike Modano (Dallas Stars) scored his 500th career goal.

 

1999 – Phil Housley (Calgary Flames) became the American all-time points leader in the NHL when he reached 1,066. He passed Joe Mullen who had 1,063.

 

1955 – Maurice “Rocket” Richard (Montreal Canadiens) was ejected from a game for fighting. Three days later, NHL commissioner Clarence Campbell suspended Richard for the rest of the season. Campbell’s decision resulted in seven hours of looting and destruction of property.

Joseph-Henri-Maurice "Rocket" Richard

Maurice Richard

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