On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 2001

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • New York's Mike Richter picks up his 267th career NHL win to become the winningest goaltender in team history; passes Ed Giacomin; Rangers beat the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs, 2-1 in overtime

Famous Deaths

  • Al Waxman, Canadian actor (b. 1935)
  • Reg Prentice, British government minister, dies at 77