On This Day

NHL Teams

Events in Sport

  • 1942-09-28 NY Americans NHL team folded
  • 1989-09-14 Calgary Flames become 1st NHL team to play in USSR, win 4-2
  • 1991-04-16 St Louis Blues becomes 8th NHL team in Play-off to come back from a 3-1 deficit as they beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in game 7
  • 1993-03-01 New expansion NHL team, owned in Anaheim, CA by Disney, receives its name, inspired by the 1992 Disney movie 'The Mighty Ducks'
  • 1996-04-11 Detroit Red Wings become 2nd NHL team to win 60 games in a season
  • 1997-10-09 NY Rangers are 1st NHL team to open with 4 straight ties
  • 2001-02-16 Mathieu Schneider of the Los Angeles Kings becomes the first defenseman in history to score a goal against all 30 NHL teams as LA beats Minnesota, 4-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1941-11-18 Peter Pocklington, Canadian NHL team owner (Edmonton Oiler), born in Regina, Saskatchewan
  • 1950-04-17 Bruce McNall, American former NHL team owner, born in Arcadia, California
  • 1954-09-20 Henry Samueli, American NHL team owner (Anaheim Ducks), born in Buffalo, New York