April 20, 2013
This Day In Hockey History: April 20th
1934 - Tommy Gorman resigned as manager of the Chicago Black Hawks 10 days after leading the team to a Stanley Cup Championship. Three weeks later he was named manager of the Montreal Maroons.
1958 - Bernie Geoffrion scored twice and added an assist as the Canadiens beat Boston 5-3 in Game 6 of the Finals, to win their third straight Stanley Cup.
1968 - St. Louis Blues signed free agent Doug Harvey.
1969 - Bobby Orr scored his first Stanley Cup playoff goal -- the game winner, as the Bruins won 3-2 over the Montreal Canadiens.
1992 - Kings' Wayne Gretzky picked up four assists to become the first player in NHL history to record 300 career playoff points, in an 8-5 win over the Oilers.
1993 - Pittsburgh set an NHL record with their 13th straight playoff victory, a 7-0 win over the visiting New Jersey Devils.
1994 - Chris Osgood became the fifth rookie goalie in NHL history to record a shutout in his first career playoff game, when he led the Red Wings to a 4-0 win over the Sharks.
2004 - Igor Larionov announced his NHL retirement.
Happy Birthday to Viacheslav Fetisov, Brent Seabrook, Blair Atcheynum, Brian Lavender, Mike Lampman, Gilles Lupien, Corrado Micalef, Chris Mason and Vincent Riendeau.
Posted by Joe Pelletier at 1:23 am