September 22, 2015

This Day In Hockey History - Sept 22nd

1934 - NHL's Ottawa Senators franchise was transferred to St. Louis where the team became known as the Eagles.

1934 - A meeting of the NHL board of governors was held, where it was approved that collective salary limits for all clubs for the 1935 season would not exceed $62,500 with an individual salary limit of $7,000 to any one player.

1972 - Team Canada lost the first game of the historic Summit Series in Moscow. Soviet Union 5, Canada 4, in Game 5 of the series.

1983 - Bobby Hull, Stan Mikita, Ken Dryden and Boston G.M. Harry Sinden were inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

1991 - St. Louis traded Dan Quinn and Rod Brind'Amour to Philadelphia in exchange for Ron Sutter and Murray Baron.

1994 - Philadelphia Flyers re-obtained veteran goaltender Ron Hextall in trade from the New York Islanders, in exchange for goalie Tommy Soderstrom.

Happy Birthday Mike Richter, Si Griffis, Pat Falloon, Mark Johnson, Gerry McNamara, Ethan Moreau, Craig Redmond and Derrick Brassard

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