June 03, 2013
This Day In Hockey History: June 3rd
1955 - Boston obtained Terry Sawchuk, Vic Stasiuk, Marcel Bonin and Lorne Davis from Detroit, in exchange for Real Chevrefils, Ed Sandford, Norm Corcoran, Gilles Boisvert and Warren Godfrey.
1958 - Toronto Maple Leafs drafted goalie Johnny Bower from the NY Rangers' farm team in Cleveland (of the AHL).
1975 - In the NHL Amateur draft held in Montreal, the Philadelphia Flyers used the #1 pick overall to select Mel Bridgman.
1993 - Eric Desjardins became the 1st NHL defenseman to score a hat trick in the Stanley Cup Finals. His third goal of the game at :51 of OT gave Montreal a 3-2 win over the Kings in Game 2 of the Finals.
2004 - Oleg Saprykin scored the winning goal at 14:40 of overtime to give the Calgary Flames a 3-2 win over the Lightning, in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals, in Tampa Bay.
Happy Birthday to Alf Smith, Barry Beck, Vic Venasky, Chris Thorburn, Doug Houda, Wally Weir, Eddie Burke, Doug Berry, Walter Jackson and Rick Jodzio
Posted by Joe Pelletier at 12:57 am