June 17, 2013

This Day In Hockey History: June 17th

1969 - New York Rangers obtained veteran goaltender Terry Sawchuk from the Detroit Red Wings, in exchange for Larry Jeffery.

1989 - Hartford Whalers traded Sylvain Turgeon to New Jersey in exchange for Pat Verbeek.

1989 - At the NHL Draft held in Minnesota, the Quebec Nordiques used the first overall pick to select Mats Sundin.

1990 - Gil Perreault, Bill Barber, and Fernie Flaman were named as the newest members of the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Happy Birthday to Tom Watt, Mike Milbury, Marek Svatos, Patric Kjellberg, Brent Hughes, Rik Wilson, Matt Hendricks, Bob Barlow, Ville Koistinen, Trent Whitfield, Dave Fortier, George Pesut, Bob Sauve, Stephane Fiset and John Garrett

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