November 13, 2013
This Day In Hockey History: Nov 13th
1934 - St. Louis' Ralph "Scotty" Bowman scored the first penalty shot goal in NHL history. It came during a 2-1 Maroons win over the St. Louis Eagles. It was Bowman's first NHL goal, and just the second penalty shot attempt in NHL history.
1955 - Detroit Red Wings' rookie goalie Glenn Hall and Boston's Terry Sawchuk battled to a 0-0 tie, at Boston, one week after playing a scoreless match at the Olympia.
1975 - Chicago's John Marks set an NHL record for fastest two goals from the start of a game, when he scored twice in the first 33 seconds of play, in a 5-5 tie at Philadelphia.
1984 - L.A.'s Bernie Nicholls became the first player in NHL history to score a goal in all four periods of a game. He scored once in each period, plus the overtime winner when the Kings beat the Nordiques 5-4 in Quebec City.
1987 - Dino Ciccarelli became the leading goal scorer in Minnesota North Stars' history, recording his 267th and 268th career goals in a 5-4 win at Buffalo.
1997 - Vancouver Canucks fired second year coach Tom Renney, and named Mike Keenan as his replacement.
2000 - Hockey Hall of Fame inducted it's newest members: Players Joe Mullen and Denis Savard, Builder Walter Bush, and Media Members Bob Miller and Jim Matheson.
Happy Birthday to Gilbert Perreault, Len Lunde, Wayne Hillman and Mark Fitzpatrick.
Posted by Joe Pelletier at 12:07 am