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Today in NHL History – April 1


 

1992 – Players began the first strike in the 75-year history of the National Hockey League (NHL).

 

1983 – Mike Bossy (New York Islanders) became the first National Hockey League (NHL) player to score 60 goals in 3 consecutive seasons.

 

1978 – Mike Bossy (New York Islanders) became the first NHL rookie to score 50 goals in a season.

Mike Bossy

 

1919 – The final game of the 1919 Stanley Cup was canceled due to the worldwide epidemic of influenza. No winner was declared in the series between the Montreal Canadiens and the Seattle Metropolitans.

 

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