New York Americans in History

Events in Sport

  • 1925-04-15 NHL's NY Americans (formerly Hamilton Tigers) 1st game, lose 3-1
  • 1925-12-15 1st hockey game at Madison Square Garden, Montreal Canadiens 3, NY Americans 1
  • 1925-12-26 NY Americans and Pittsburgh Pirates set an NHL record by recording a combined 141 shots on goal in Americans' 3-1 win; Roy Worters makes incredible 70 saves for Pittsburgh and Jake Forbes has 67 for NY
  • 1927-02-17 Toronto Maple Leafs beat the New York Americans, 4-1 in the team's first game since changing name from "St. Patricks"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1932-03-17 Montreal Canadiens center Howie Morenz registers his 334th career point with an assist in a 10-4 win v NY Americans; passes Cy Denneny as NHL leader for career points

NHL Star Howie Morenz
NHL Star
Howie Morenz
  • 1936-02-18 NHL record 32 points scored, NY Americans (28) & Mont Maroons (24)
  • 1938-12-20 Boston Bruins rookie goalie Frankie Brimsek records his 3rd straight shutout with a 3-0 win over the New York Americans, making it his incredible sixth shutout in his first 8 NHL games
  • 1939-03-16 NHL record 10 goals in 1 period-NY Rangers (7), NY Americans (3) & a record 26 points in the 3rd period
  • 1942-09-28 NY Americans NHL team folded