November 09, 2012

This Day In Hockey History: Nov 9th


1954 - Boston traded Joe Klukay to Toronto, in exchange for Leo Boivin.

1957 - Montreal's Claude Provost scored just four seconds into the second period to set an NHL record (later tied by Denis Savard) for fastest goal from start of a period. Canadiens beat Boston, 4-2.

1971 - National Hockey League announced that it had granted a franchise to Atlanta, to begin play in 1972-73.

1988 - Father David Bauer, founder of the Canadian Olympic hockey program, died at the age of 64.

Happy Birthday to Bill Guerin, Carl Gunnarson, Todd Gill and Bob Neely.

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