Penguins History

June 8 is mostly remembered for two things; plenty of Stanley Cup Final action and multiple coaching changes. Also, one of the most memorable Entry Drafts in National Hockey League history took place on this date. Stanley Cup Final Moments The Florida Panthers hosted their first-ever Stanley Cup Final game on June 8, 1996. Ray
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June 2 was another busy day in National Hockey League history. In addition to plenty of overtime Stanley Cup Final action, there were also some big coaching moves, a new franchise name and one of the best defensemen to ever play the game was born. Overtime Magic On June 2, 2003, the Mighty Ducks of
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May 25 is one of the most memorable days in National Hockey League history. Not only was a bold prediction made true, but three Stanley Cup champions were crowned as well. Messier Backs Up His Guarantee “We will win tonight.” That was the famous quote from New York Rangers captain Mark Messier prior to Game
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May 28 has given us a lot of National Hockey League memories through the decades. Among them are two Hall of Famers calling it a career, numerous Stanley Cup Final victories and a huge swing and miss in the draft. Roy Hangs Them Up Whether you loved or hated Patrick Roy during his playing days,
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This has been a memorable date for many National Hockey League franchise over the years. We saw everything from overtime wins, return trips to the Stanley Cup Final and even a name change. A Great Day in Chicago May 23 has been a very kind day for the Chicago Blackhawks over the years. In 1968,
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Two of the greatest dynasties National Hockey League history hoisted Lord Stanley’s Cup on this date. May 21 has also seen some big individual performances and final games for future Hall of Famers. A Pair of Dynastic Wins On May 21, 1979, the Montreal Canadiens won their fourth straight Stanly Cup and their sixth of
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Before we begin our trek through all the great National Hockey League moments that occurred on this date, all of us at The Hockey Writers wish a very happy Mothers’ Day to all the moms out there. There are generations of hockey players who never would have achieved their success without the love and support
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May 11 has proven to be a big date in the history of the National Hockey League. Some it’s legendary players and coaches had big moments, some for the final time. Franchises with long histories of success have made plenty of memories on this date. The Last Runs for Two Legends The Montreal Canadiens are
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May 3 has seen quite a bit of National Hockey League history throughout the decades. Among the memorable moments include the first non-North American scoring champion, numerous overtime goals and some great goaltending performances, as well. Jagr Sets the European Standard The 1995 regular season ended on May 3 after the 48-game schedule didn’t begin
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April 25 has provided us with some great playoff moments throughout the history of the National Hockey League. Two of the greatest players to ever lace up a pair of skates had offensive explosions on a date that saw plenty of great postseason moments. The Great One & Super Mario Go Off Two of the
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One of the biggest treats for National Hockey League fans is the thrill of watching a Game 7 during the Stanley Cup playoffs. This date has provided quite a few of those, including one that completed an epic comeback. Game 7 Magic There are few things greater in sports than a seventh and deciding game
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If you had to choose two words to describe April 24 throughout the history of the National Hockey League, “overtime goal” would be the perfect pair to use. This date has provided some of the most memorable playoff goals ever scored, as well as some legends breaking records. More OT Goals Than You Can Shake
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Some of the National Hockey League’s “Original 6” teams made postseason memories on this date. However, there are plenty of the league’s newer franchises who made their mark on Stanley Cup playoff history on April 23, as well. A Big Date in Red Wings History The Detroit Red Wings can fondly look back on this
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April 18 is a very historic date as the greatest player in National Hockey League history laced up his skates for the final time. In addition to a legend saying goodbye, there was a whole slew of Stanley Cup playoff firsts that happened on this date. The Great One Says Goodbye When the New York
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The 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs were originally scheduled to start today, but we won’t be able to watch any great National Hockey League action. Instead, we will take a look back at all the Stanley Cup history that was made on this date and there is plenty of it. Gordie Shows Howe it’s Done The
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