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Today in NHL History – March 29


 

2004 – Steve Moore (Colorado Avalanche) spoke to the media for the first time since Todd Bertuzzi (Vancouver Canucks) sucker-punched him during a game on March 9.

2004 – The NHL approved the sale of the Atlanta Thrashers from Time Warner.

 

1999 – Wayne Gretzky (New York Rangers) scored his 1,072nd professional goal (WHA and NHL combined) passing Gordie Howe who had scored 1,071.

 

1973 – Bobby Clarke (Philadelphia Flyers) became the first NHL player from a post-’67 expansion team to score 100 points in a season.

 

1970 – Tony Esposito (Chicago Black Hawks) recorded his 15th shutout. It was an NHL record for rookie goalies and the most shut outs in the modern era.

 

1929 – The first NHL Stanley Cup Final between two U.S.-based teams took place. The Boston Bruins beat the New York Rangers to get their first Stanley Cup title.

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