September 25, 2015

This Day In Hockey History - Sept 25th

1926 - National Hockey League officially granted franchises to two new teams -- Chicago Black Hawks and Detroit Cougars (later changed to Red Wings) raising the NHL total to ten teams.

1984 - Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto inducted it's newest members: Phil Esposito, Jacques Lemaire, Bernie Parent, Jake Milford and George "Punch" Imlach.

1987 - New York Islanders defenseman Denis Potvin announced his retirement from the NHL.

Happy Birthday to Carol Vadnais, Matt Carle, Toni Lydman and Joe Zanussi.

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