1926 - Rookie Eddie Shore made his NHL debut as the Boston Bruins opened their third NHL season with a 4-1 win over the Canadiens.
1929 - Nels Stewart scored twice for his 100th NHL goal in the Montreal Maroons' 5-2 win at Pittsburgh.
1986 - New York Islanders' Mike Bossy scored the 545th goal of his career and surpassed Hall-of-Famer Maurice "Rocket" Richard to move into 6th place on the NHL's all-time scoring list.
1993 - Billy Smith, Steve Shutt, Guy Lapointe and Edgar Laprade were inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto.
1998 - Montreal Canadiens traded defensemen Dave Manson, Brad Brown and goaltender Jocelyn Thibault to Chicago for goalie Jeff Hackett, defensemen Eric Weinrich and Alain Nasreddine.
1998 - Hockey Hall of Fame inducted it's newest members: Peter Stastny, Michel Goulet, and veteran Roy Conacher.
2003 - Calgary Flames acquired goalie Miikka Kiprusoff from the San Jose Sharks, in exchange for a 2nd round draft pick in 2005.
Happy Birthday to Pierre Larouche, Kari Lehtonen, Dave Forbes, Stephane Veilleux and Josh Green.