May 21, 2017

This Day In Hockey History: May 21st

1956 - Chicago Black Hawks purchased Eric Nesterenko and veteran goaltender Harry Lumley from Toronto for $40,000.

1974 - Detroit Red Wings named coach Alex Delvecchio as their new General Manager, replacing Ned Harkness.

1979 - Montreal beat NY Rangers 4-1 in Game Five of the Finals, to become the 1979 Stanley Cup Champions.

1980 - The Atlanta Flames were sold to a group of Canadian businessmen who announced that they would move the team to Calgary Alberta.

1997 - Boston Bruins hired Pat Burns as their new head coach. Burns replaced Steve Kasper, who had been fired after the 1996-97 season ended.

Happy Birthday to Mickey MacKay, Jimmy Gardner, Todd White, Tommy Albelin, Pat Lundy, Niko Dimitrakos, Matt Hunwick, Reid Simpson, Alex Faulkner, Bill Mikkelson, Roman Turek, Craig Anderson and Sylvain Blouin

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