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.
Posted by Joe Pelletier at 11:45 a.m.