1963 - Detroit's Gordie Howe scored his 544th NHL goal during a 6-4 loss to Montreal. The 544 career goals tied him for the all-time lead with Maurice Richard.
1988 - New York Islanders Bryan Trottier played in his 1,000th NHL game.
1993 - Lightning center Denis Savard got a goal to become the 20th player in NHL history to score 1,200 career points.
Happy Birthday to Mike Ricci, Sergei Samsonov, Brian MacLellan, Brad Lauer, Paul Broten, Ulcers McCool and Hugh Lehman.