Monday, 28 January 2013

Today in Habs History: January 28th Edition


Mark Napier was born on this day in 1957


1918: Joe Malone scores his 25th goal of the season, extending his goal-scoring streak to 11 games. The Canadiens lost however, 6-1 to Toronto.

1937: Georges Mantha scores four goals (including his first hat trick) to lead Montreal past the Chicago Black Hawks, by a 6-5 score.

1947: Elmer Lach scores his 100th career goal and adds and assist in the Canadiens 4-2 win over the Chicago Black Hawks.

1956: Maurice Richard’s two goals and two assists leads the Canadiens in their 6-1 win over the the Boston Bruins.

1960: Jean Beliveau has a goal and an assist in the Habs’ 4-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings. The goal was Beliveau’s 500th career NHL point. The game also gave goaltender Jacques Plante his 30th win of the season, setting a league record with six straight season with 30 wins or more.

1970: Serge Savard scores a goal and adds three assist’s in Montreal’s 5-5 win over the Minnesota North Stars

Habs Born on This Day: Marty Burke (1905), Nick Wasnie (1905), Bob Perrault (1931), Mark Napier (1957), Martin Desjardins (1967)

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