June 09, 2013
This Day In Hockey History: June 9th
1964 - Hockey Hall of Fame announced it's newest members: Doug Bentley, Bill Durnan, Babe Siebert, "Black Jack" Stewart, and referee Bill Chadwick.
1970 - Lottery Day for Buffalo & Vancouver to see who would get the first pick in the amateur, waiver, and expansion drafts. Sabres won, and picked Gilbert Perreault first overall two days later.
1971 - Scotty Bowman was named new head coach of the Montreal Canadiens, replacing Al MacNeil.
1971 - Montreal Canadiens' center Jean Beliveau announced his retirement from the NHL.
1982 - In the NHL Entry draft held in Montreal, the Boston Bruins used the #1 pick overall to acquire Gord Kluzak.
1984 - Montreal traded Rick Wamsley and 3 future draft picks to St. Louis, in exchange for the Blues' first 2 picks in the 1984 Draft. The Blues selected Brian Benning, Tony Hrkac and Robert Dirk - The Canadiens chose Shayne Corson and Stephane Richer.
1984 - In the NHL Entry draft held in Montreal, the Pittsburgh Penguins used the #1 pick overall to select Mario Lemieux.
1988 - Chicago Blackhawks hire Mike Keenan as head coach.
1993 - The Montreal Canadiens win their 24th Stanley Cup in franchise history, defeating Wayne Gretzky's Los Angeles Kings.
2000 - Kevin Lowe was named the new General Manager of the Edmonton Oilers.
2001 - Alex Tanguay scored twice and added an assist as the Colorado Avalanche beat the visiting New Jersey Devils 3-1 in Game 7, to win the 2001 Stanley Cup Championship. Patrick Roy won the Conn Smythe Trophy for the third time in his career.
2003 - Rookie Michael Rupp scored his 1st career playoff goal, the game winner, and added two assists as the Devils won the Stanley Cup with a 3-0 win over the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in Game 7 of the Final. Martin Brodeur set an NHL record with his 7th playoff shutout of the year.
2004 - Hockey Hall of Fame announced its newest honored members: defensemen Raymond Bourque, Paul Coffey, and Larry Murphy, and Cliff Fletcher.
Happy Birthday to Grant Marshall, Dan Labraaten, Jason Demers, Russ Romaniuk, John Paddock, Don McSween, Ryan O'Marra and Andre Racicot
Posted by Joe Pelletier at 12:06 am