September 01, 2013

This Day In Hockey History: Sept 1st

1936 - Montreal Canadiens purchased veteran Howie Morenz from the New York Rangers.

1993 - Brian Burke resigned as the Hartford Whalers' President and General Manager to join the NHL front office as Executive Vice President and Director of Hockey Operations.

1994 - Anaheim Mighty Ducks signed Paul Kariya, their 1993 First Round Draft Choice, to a three year deal. 

1999 - Pittsburgh Penguins became the first club in pro sports history to be owned by a former member of the team, when Mario Lemieux assumed ownership of the Penguins.

Happy Birthday to Brian Bellows, Alan Haworth, Jimmy Ward, Dave Lumley, Didier Pitre, Dale DeGray, Jeff Woywitka, Rod Pelley, Mats Zuccarello, Rich Chernomaz and Harry Zolnierczyk.

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