October 22, 2013
This Date in Hockey History: Oct 22nd
1953 - Montreal's Dick Irvin became the first coach in NHL history to win 600 career games, when the Canadiens beat the Black Hawks 3-2 at Chicago.
1957 - Chicago rookie Bobby Hull scored his first career NHL goal in a 2-1 win over the visiting Boston Bruins.
1980 - Rookie defenseman Paul Coffey scored his first NHL goal, in the Oilers' 5-3 win over the Calgary Flames, in Edmonton.
2002 - Patrick Roy played in his 971st game, to tie Terry Sawchuk's NHL record for career appearances by a goalie, as Colorado tied 3-3 against the visiting Edmonton Oilers.
Happy Birthday to Butch Goring, Miroslav Satan, Stephane Quintal, Billy Brydge, Scott Lachance, Terry Yake, Ron Sedlbauer, Matt Pettinger and Ron Tugnutt.
Posted by Joe Pelletier at 12:06 am