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Today in NHL History – March 18


 

1945 – Maurice “Rocket” Richard became the first National Hockey League (NHL) player to score 50 goals.

 

1892 – Frederick Arthur, Lord Stanley of Preston, announced that he had purchased a trophy to be presented to the hockey champion of Canada.

Lord Stanley of Preston

 

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