1921 - Ottawa's Harry "Punch" Broadbent began an NHL-record 16 game goal scoring streak during a 10-0 Senators win over the visiting Montreal Canadiens.
1921 - Future Hall of Famer King Clancy scored his first career NHL goal, in a 10-0 Ottawa Senators' win over Montreal.
1950 - Nick Mickoski scored four goals and added an assist to lead the Rangers to a 6-1 win over Chicago in New York.
1969 - Mike Walton picked up four assists as the Maple Leafs won 8-1 over the visiting Los Angeles Kings.
1972 - Ed Giacomin recorded his 40th career shutout (to tie Dave Kerr's team record) and Pete Stemkowski picked up four assists as the Rangers won 5-0 over the visiting Detroit Red Wings, in the final Chrismas Eve game for both teams.
1987 - Kelly Kisio was named the 24th captain in New York Rangers' history.
Happy Birthday to Herb Cain, Red Sullivan, George Morrison, Wayne Muloin, Shawn Heins and Brett McLean.