1974 - In the NHL Amateur draft held in Montreal, the expansion Washington Capitals used the #1 pick overall to select Greg Joly.
1981 - Jean Ratelle announced his retirement from the NHL.
1987 - Philadelphia Flyers defeated the visiting Oilers 3-2, in Game Six of the Stanley Cup Finals forcing a decisive game 7.
2003 - Goalie Parick Roy announced his retirement after 18 NHL seasons with Montreal and Colorado.
Happy Birthday to Mark Howe, Errol Thompson, Terry Crisp, David Perron, Doug Hicks, Red Horner, Jack Lynch, Ron Wilson, Pat Peake, Taffy Abel, Damian Rhodes, Gary Inness and Jim Hrivnak