June 28, 2012
This Day In Hockey History: June 28th
1964- Montreal Canadiens made a trade with the Boston Bruins to obtain the rights to 16 year old amateur goaltender Ken Dryden.
1985 - Detroit Red Wings signed undrafted free agent Adam Oates, after he had played three years of college hockey at RPI.
1993 - New Jersey Devils named Jacques Lemaire as their new head coach.
1994 - Toronto Maple Leafs traded Wendel Clark, Sylvain Lefebvre, Landon Wilson, and a 1994 first round draft pick to Quebec, in exchange for Mats Sundin, Garth Butcher, Todd Warriner, and the Nordiques' 1st round pick in 1994.
1994 - Washington Capitals traded Mike Ridley with a 1st round draft choice in 1994 (Eric Fichaud) to the Toronto Maple Leafs, in exchange for Rob Pearson and a 1st round draft choice in 1994 (Nolan Baumgartner).
2000 - Minnesota Wild signed free agent Wes Walz.
Happy Birthday to George Gee, Ric Jackman, Bill Jennings, Brad Larsen, Muzz Patrick, Steve Rooney, George Parsons, Lance Nethery, Jim A. Watson and Roland Melanson