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Today in NHL History – April 5


 

1987 – Doug Jarvis (Hartford Whalers) completed his 12th NHL season in his 692nd consecutive game. Jarvis retired after playing the first two games of the 1987-88 season setting the iron-man record at 964 games.

 

1970 – Bobby Orr (Boston Bruins) became the first NHL defenseman to win the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL’s top scorer

Bobby Orr flies through the air after scoring ...

Bobby Orr flies through the air after scoring the Stanley Cup winning goal, May 10, 1970. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

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  1. Justin
    April 5, 2012 at 5:23 pm

    This has to be the best hockey photo ever!! If not THE best!!!

    • April 5, 2012 at 5:28 pm

      It’s one of my faves!

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