September 02, 2013

This Day In Hockey History: Sept 2nd

1967 - Hockey Hall of Fame inducted it's newest members: Walter "Turk" Broda, Neil Colville, and Harry Oliver, along with referee Red Storey.

1972 - Team USSR defeated Team Canada 7-3 in Montreal, in Game 1 of the historic 1972 Summit Series.

1976 - Canada defeated Finland 11-2 in the first Canada Cup Tournament game.

1999 - Minnesota Wild named Doug Risebrough as the first General Manager in franchise history.

2003 - Kirk Muller announced his NHL retirement after 19 seasons in the NHL.

Happy Birthday to Glen Sather, Mario Tremblay, Jason Blake, Gerard Gallant, Doug Smail, Kevin Miller, Stephane Matteau, Sami Salo, Bobby Gould, Don Jackson, Red Goupille, Paul Guay, Brian McGrattan, Mike Peluso, Michel Belhumeur, Jay Leach and Dany Sabourin

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