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Today in NHL History – March 21


 

2004 – The NHL suspended Calgary Flames coach-general manager Darryl Sutter and forward Krzysztof Oliwa. Sutter was suspended for two games for player selection and team conduct in the final 2.5 seconds of the game. Oliwa was suspended for his conduct after being given a penalty for physical abuse of officials. The Flames lost to the Nashville Predators 3-1.

 
2004 – Mark Messier (New York Rangers) was ejected after he spearing Martin Strbak (Pittsburgh Penguins). Messier was later suspended for two games by the NHL

 

1994 – Wayne Gretzky tied Gordie Howe’s NHL record of 801 goals.

 

1973 – Frank Mohovlich (Montreal Canadiens) became the 5th NHL player to score 500 career goals

 

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