September 29, 2015

This Day In Hockey History - Sept 29th

1976 - Philadelphia trades Dave "The Hammer" Schultz to Los Angeles.

1997 - New York Rangers acquired Pat LaFontaine from the Buffalo Sabres, in exchange for a 1998 2nd Round Draft Pick, and future considerations.

1999 - Atlanta Thrashers named Kelly Buchberger as the first Captain in franchise history. The move came three days before the team's inaugeral NHL game.

Happy Birthday to Dave Andreychuk, Walt Tkaczuk, John Tucker, Ray Timgren, Jorgen Jonsson, Rudy Poeschek, Jon Sim, Trent Yawney, Mike Pelyk, Benoit Pouliot and Rolf Edberg

1 comment:

Ash Hickey said...

I love your website man. It's an excellent place to visit. I'm a huge fan of the history of the NHL and thank-you for keeping the history alive and well...