1929: Montreal Canadiens' goalie George Hainsworth and New York Americans' Roy Worters dueled to a 0-0 scoreless tie. Hainsworth tied an NHL record he had set four weeks earlier, with his sixth shutout in one month.
1933: Pit Lepine scored two goals 11 seconds apart in the third period as Montreal won 2-1 over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
1942: Terry Reardon scored three goals (for the only hat trick of his NHL career) and added three assists in the Canadiens' 8-3 win against the Brooklyn Americans.
1953: The Canadiens celebrated "Emile Bouchard Night" at the Forum, presenting the defenseman with an automibile and a telvision set. The Detroit Red Wings spoiled the party when they beat the Canadiens 4-3.
1957: Maurice Richard scored twice, and Jacques Plante recorded his 25th career shutout as the Canadiens won 3-0 over Detroit.
1959: Jean Beliveau scored his 8th career hat trick and added an assist, and Dickie Moore had a goal and three assists as the Canadiens won 6-1 against the New York Rangers.
1974: Claude Larose scored four goals, including his 3rd career hat trick as the Canadiens won 7-1 against the Pittsburgh Penguins. It came two nights after Larose had a hat trick in the Canadiens' 6-5 win at Atlanta.
1978: Guy Lafleur scored his 11th career hat trick and added three assists to give him 100 points for the season, in a 9-3 Canadiens' win against the Red Wings.
2011: The Canadiens deal Brett Festerling to the Atlanta Thrashers for Drew MacIntyre.
Habs Born on This Day: Jack McDonald (1887), Joe Malone (1890), Stephan Lebeau (1968)