Thursday, 24 January 2013

Today in Habs History: January 24th Edition


1928: George Hainsworth records his 21st career shutout, Howie Morenz had a five-point night (2G, 3A) and Arthur Gagne (pictured) scored his first career hat trick (4G, 1 A) in the Canadiens 10-0 win over the Chicago Black Hawks.

1937: Howie Morenz scored the final goal of his career, as the Canadiens defeated the Black Hawks 4-1.

1980: Steve Shutt’s five-point night (4G, 1A) leads the Canadiens past the Hartford Whalers by a 7-2 score. Guy Lafleur had a goal an three assists in the win.

1981: Mario Tremblay scores his first career hat trick in the Habs 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.

1984: Guy Lafleur has a four-point night (1G, 3A) as the Canadiens tie the Hartford Whalers 7-7, tying a record for the biggest score in a tie game.

Habs Born on This Day: Cy Wentworth (1905), Guy Charron (1949), Danny Geoffrion (1958), Tom Kostopoulos (1979)

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