Saturday, 2 February 2013

Today in Habs History: February 2nd Edition


Former Habs netminder Steve Penney was born on this day in 1961


1918: Joe Malone scores five goals, extending his goal scoring streak from the start of the NHL season to 13 games, as the Canadiens won 11-2 over Toronto. The five-goal evening gave Malone 34 on the year.

1929: George Hainsworth recorded his 14th shutout of the season and Aurel Joliat scored the lone goal in the Habs’ 1-0 win over the Ottawa Senators.

1969: Jean Beliveau scores his 16th career hat trick and adds an assist in Montreal’s 6-4 win over the Chicago Black Hawks.

1985: Mike McPhee scores his first career hat trick and Ryan Walter collects four points (1G, 3A) as the Canadiens defeated the Los Angeles Kings 5-1.

1995: Lyle Odelein ties the Canadiens team record for assists by a defenseman in a single game. Odelein had five helpers in Montreal’s 9-2 victory over the Hartford Whalers. He shares the record with Doug Harvey and Sheldon Souray.

Habs Born on This Day: Steve Penney (1961), Kjell Dahlin (1963),

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