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.

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