September 23, 2015
This Day In Hockey History - Sept 23rd
1979 - Edmonton Oilers played their first NHL pre-season game in Brandon, Manitoba against Winnipeg, and lost 4-2 to the Jets.
1991 - Bob Pulford, Mike Bossy, Denis Potvin, coach Scotty Bowman, and veteran Clint Smith were inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame, at a ceremony in Ottawa, Ontario.
1992 - Manon Rheaume became the first woman ever to play in an NHL exhibition game, when she played in goal for the Lightning. She made 7 saves and gave up two goals in one period in a game against the Blues, in Tampa Bay.
Happy Birthday Milan Novy, Yannick Weber, Donald Audette, Dixon Ward, Joffrey Lupul, Christian Bordeleau, Wildor Larochelle and Gabriel Bourque.
Posted by Joe Pelletier at 7:46 am