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Today in NHL History – April 6


 

Mario Lemieux at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo.

Mario Lemieux at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1997 – Mario Lemieux (Pittsburgh Penguins) announced that he would retire from the National Hockey League (NHL) following the playoffs of the current season.

 

1970 – Bobby Orr (Boston Bruins) became the first defenseman to win the National Hockey League’s (NHL) scoring title.

 

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