Quebec Nordiques in History

Events in Sport

  • 1979-03-22 NHL votes to accept 4 WHA teams (Oilers, Jets, Nordiques & Whalers)
  • 1979-10-10 Nordiques' Real Cloutier sets NHL record of a hat trick in 1st game
  • 1981-01-24 Islanders scored 5 power play goals against Nordiques
  • 1982-05-04 NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: New York Islanders beat Quebec Nordiques, 4 games to 0
  • 1983-01-13 Quebec Nordiques play 251st NHL game without being shut out
  • 1983-11-05 NY Rangers & Quebec Nordiques both score in 1st 14 secs of 3rd period
  • 1984-01-26 Nordiques' Michel Goulet scored on 9th penalty shot against Islanders
  • 1985-05-16 NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Philadelphia Flyers beat Quebec Nordiques, 4 games to 2

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1991-06-22 Quebec Nordiques pick Eric Lindros #1 at NHL entry draft

NHL Star Eric Lindros
NHL Star
Eric Lindros

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2000-03-23 Joe Sakic records his 400th career goal and becomes the Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalanche all-time leading point scorer

NHL Legend Joe Sakic
NHL Legend
Joe Sakic
  • 2009-07-09 Joe Sakic retires after 21 NHL seasons with the Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalanche franchise, finishing with 625 goals and 1,641 points