April 29, 2013
This Day In Hockey History: April 29th
1978 - Toronto's Lanny McDonald scored at 4:13 of overtime to give the Maple Leafs a 2-1 win over the New York Islanders in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Quarter-Finals, in Toronto.
1995 - Detroit retired Sid Abel's #12.
1997 - Guy Hebert made 31 saves for his first career playoff shutout in the Ducks' 3-0 win Phoenix. It was the first playoff series win in Ducks' franchise history.
1997 - Todd Marchant scored the winning goal at 12:26 of overtime and added an assist as Edmonton won 4-3, at Dallas in Game 7.
1997 - Craig MacTavish, the final player to appear in the NHL without wearing a helmet, announced his retirement after 15 seasons in the league.
Happy Birthday to Curtis Joseph, Bruce Driver, Doug Shedden, Jonathan Toews, Jim Benning, Brandon Dubinsky, Serge Bernier, Dan Girardi, Niko Kapanen, Reg Hamilton, John McIntyre, Mathieu Biron, Wilf Field, David Fenyves, Jean Gauthier, Dan Sexton, Benn Ferriero and Jean-Francois Jacques
Posted by Joe Pelletier at 12:24 am