November 12, 2013
This Day In Hockey History: Nov 12th
1942 - 16-year-old Armand "Bep" Guidolin became the youngest player in NHL history, when he played his first game for the Boston Bruins, a 3-1 loss at Toronto.
1955 - In a 3-0 Montreal victory over Detroit, Jean Beliveau and Red Kelly, the two most gentlemanly players in the league got into a fight. No word on who won.
1980 - Montreal's Guy Lafleur became the Canadiens' third all-time scorer with a five-point game, bringing his career total to 966 - one more than Maurice Richard. Montreal won 8-4 at Los Angeles.
1988 - Pittsburgh Penguins obtained goaltender Tom Barrasso from the Buffalo Sabres, in exchange for Doug Bodger and Darrin Shannon.
1988 - Esa Tikkanen scored two shorthanded goals :12 apart in the 1st period, to set a new NHL record
1990 - Boston defenseman Gord Kluzak announced his retirement after 11 knee operations.
1991 - Vancouver rookie Pavel Bure scored his first two NHL goals, in his third NHL game, an 8-2 Canucks win over Los Angeles.
2001 - Hockey Hall of Fame inducted it's newest members: Mike Gartner, Dale Hawerchuk, Slava Fetisov, Jari Kurri, Craig Patrick, and announcer Mike Lange.
2012 - Hockey Hall of Fame inducted it's newest members: Pavel Bure, Adam Oates, Joe Sakic, Mats Sundin, journalist Roy MacGregor and announcer Rick Jeanneret.
Happy Birthday to Mark Hunter, Tony Currie, Denis Dejordy and Bryan Little.
Posted by Joe Pelletier at 1:07 am