September 03, 2013

This Day In Hockey History: Sept 3rd

1966 - Bobby Orr signed his first NHL contract with the Boston Bruins -- a two year deal paying $70,000 plus a signing bonus.

1970 - Los Angeles Kings traded Garry Monahan with Brian Murphy to Toronto in exchange for veteran center Bob Pulford.

1987 - Toronto Maple Leafs acquired Ed Olczyk and Al Secord from Chicago for Bob McGill, Steve Thomas and Rick Vaive.

1991 - New York Rangers signed free agent Adam Graves.

1991 - New Jersey Devils were awarded St. Louis defenseman Scott Stevens, as compensation for the Blues signing of Brendan Shanahan.

Happy Birthday to Martin Straka, Doug Bentley, Gerry Meehan, Michal Rozsival, Brian Spencer, James Neal, Ron Delorme, Gary Jarrett, Greg Theberge, Jed Ortmeyer, Marc Boileau, Martin Gerber and Cristobal Huet

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