January 20, 2013

This Day In Hockey History: Jan 20th



1984 - Vancouver's Dave "Tiger" Williams scored his first career hat trick in the Canucks' 6-6 tie against the Jets, at Winnipeg.

1989 - Mario Lemieux became just the second player in NHL history to score 50 goals in less than 50 games. He got #50 in his 44th game of the year, as the Penguins lost 7-3 to the Jets at Winnipeg.

1990 - Los Angeles Kings traded Bernie Nicholls to the New York Rangers in exchange for Tomas Sandstrom and Tony Granato.

1996 - Boston Bruins' defenseman Ray Bourque scored with 38 seconds remaining in regulation to give the East a 5-4 win over the West, in the NHL's 46th All Star Game, played at the new FleetCenter in Boston.

Happy Birthday to Leapin' Louie Fontinato, Chuck Lefley, Inge Hammarstrom, Jamie Hislop, Dick Tarnstrom, Jordy Douglas, Rob Gaudreau, Joe Jerwa, and Josef Melichar.

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