February 10, 2013

This Day In Hockey History: Feb 10th



1942 - In their final game before joining the RCAF, the Kraut line of Schmidt, Bauer and Dumart had 11 points and led Boston to an 8-1 win over Montreal. Afterwards they were carried off ice by teammates while the crowd stood and sang "Auld Lang Syne".

1960 - Detroit Red Wings traded Red Kelly to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Marc Reaume.

1993 - Calgary's Theoren Fleury posted +/- rating of +9 rating in a 13-1 Flames' win against San Jose. Fleury scored a goal and added five assists in the game.

1999 - Los Angeles' Russ Courtnall played in his 1,000th NHL game in the Kings' 3-0 loss at Phoenix. The milestone made Russ (and St. Louis' Geoff) the first two brothers in history to each play 1,000 career NHL games.

2001 - Buffalo's Maxim Afinogenov became the first player to score OT goals in consecutive regular season games (since the NHL adopted the 5-minute extra period in 1983-84) when the Sabres beat the Senators 2-1 at Ottawa.

2001 - Geoff Sanderson scored the first hat trick in Columbus Blue Jackets history, in a 3-2 win against the visiting Nashville Predators.

2002 - Tampa Bay Lightning announced that General Manager Rick Dudley resigned from his position. He was replaced by Jay Feaster, who had been the assistant G.M.

Happy Birthday to Bud Poile, Mike Ribeiro, Bob Davidson, Steve Konroyd, Randy Velischek, Rick Paterson, and Peter Popovic.

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