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This Day In Hockey History: Nov 16th


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.

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