May 20, 2013

Great Moments In Hockey History: The Fog Game Drives Players Batty


May 20, 1975: Rene Robert ended one of eeriest nights in NHL history, snatching Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final with a goal 18:29 into overtime. Because of unusual heat in Buffalo that day, the game was played in thick fog that made it difficult for fans in the Memorial Auditorium to see the players. What's more, during a stoppage in play, Sabres center Jim Lorentz swatted a bat out of the air, killing the flying mammal.

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