April 25, 2013
This Day In Hockey History: April 25th
1964 - Johnny Bower became the first goaltender in NHL history to record a shutout in Game 7 of the Finals, as Toronto beat Detroit 4-0 to give the Maple Leafs their third straight Stanley Cup Championship.
1967 - Toronto's Bob Pulford scored the winning goal at 28:26 of overtime to lead the Maple Leafs to a 3-2 win over the visiting Montreal Canadiens, in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Toronto outshot Montreal 62-54 in the game.
1985 - Wayne Gretzky scored a hat trick and added 4 assists to lead the Oilers to an 8-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
1989 - Mario Lemieux tied 5 NHL playoff records with 5 goals and 3 assists in the Penguins 10-7 win over Philadelphia, in Game Five of the Patrick Division finals.
1994 - Patrick Roy stopped 60 shots and Kirk Muller scored at 17:18 of OT (after picking up an earlier assist) to give Montreal a 2-1 win at Boston, in Game 5 of the Eastern Conf Quarter-Finals. It was Montreal's 11th straight OT win, an NHL record.
Happy Birthday to Vladislav Tretiak, Pat Egan, James Sheppard, Brandon Yip, Bob "Killer" Dill, Barry Smith, Alexei Emelin and Alek Stojanov
Posted by Joe Pelletier at 1:54 am