Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Today in Habs History: February 6th Edition

Ray Getliffe scored 5 goals against Boston on this day in 1943 (Photo: HHOF)
1918: Joe Malone extends his goal-scoring streak to 14 games, from the start of the season, with his 35th goal. The Canadiens lost 6-3 to Ottawa.

1943: Ray Getliffe scores five goals and adds an assist to lead the Canadiens to an 8-3 win over the Boston Bruins. Elmer Lach had six assists, and Joe Benoit had a goal and four assists.

1955: Maurice Richard scores four goals and adds an assist in Montreal’s 7-3 win over the New York Rangers.

1960: Bernie Geoffrion scores his ninth career hat trick and adds an assist in the Canadiens 5-3 win over the Bruins.

1966: Gump Worsley records his 27th career shutout in the Habs 4-0 win over the Rangers.

1983: Richard Sevigny records his third career shutout in a 2-0 win over the Winnipeg Jets.

1993: The Canadiens host the 44th NHL All-Star Game. In the last All-Star Game to be played at the Montreal Forum, the Wales Conference defeated the Campbell Conference 16-6.

Patrick Roy and Kirk Muller represented the Canadiens on the ice, and former Habs Henri Richard and Frank Mahovlich were honorary captains for the Wales and Campbell teams, respectively.

2014: Max Pacioretty scores a hat trick in the Canadiens 5-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks. Pacioretty was also awarded two penalty shots in the second period (an NHL record) but did not score on either.

Habs Born on This Day: Harry Cameron (1890), Yvan Joly (1960)


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