June 20, 2013
This Day In Hockey History: June 20th
1983 - Los Angeles Kings traded Steve Bozek to Calgary in exchange for Carl Mokosak and Kevin LaVallee.
1983 - Calgary traded Phil Russell along with Mel Bridgman to New Jersey in exchange for Steve Tambellini and Joel Quenneville.
1992 - Tampa Bay Lightning chose 18-year-old Roman Hamrlik as the first overall pick in the 1992 NHL Draft.
1992 - Detroit Red Wings obtained Dino Ciccarelli from the Washington Capitals, in exchange for Kevin Miller.
1992 - Quebec Nordiques traded the rights to Eric Lindros to both Philadelphia and the New York Rangers, in a trade that was forced to go to arbitration. Eventually Lindros was awarded to Philadelphia.
1993 - Edmonton Oilers traded Martin Gelinas to the Quebec Nordiques in exchange for Scott Pearson.
1994 - New York Islanders named Lorne Henning as their new head coach, replacing Al Arbour who retired.
1998 - GM Bryan Murray named his brother Terry Murray as the Florida Panthers new head coach.
1999 - LA Kings acquired Ziggy Palffy, Bryan Smolinski from the NY Islanders for Olli Jokinen, Josh Green, and the Kings 1st Rd Pick in the 1999 NHL Draft.
Happy Birthday to Gordon Juckes, John Ogrodnick, Gary Croteau, Joe Corvo, Alex Motter, Dave Snuggerud, Jimmy Peters, Ralph "Scotty" Bowman and Pat Jablonski
Posted by Joe Pelletier at 2:05 pm