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
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