On This Day

February 15, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • Newly-formed NHL franchise New York Islanders hire Bill Torrey as their first General Manager

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jaromír Jágr, Czech NHL right wing (Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup 1991-92, Czech Olympic gold 1998), born in Kladno, Czech Republic
  • Lance Scott, NFL offensive linesman (Arizona Cardinals), born in Salt Lake City, Utah