1920: The Canadiens set an NHL record with 16 goals in a single game. The Habs defeated the Quebec Bulldogs 16-3. You can read more on this historic game here.
1927: Pit Lepine scored his first career NHL hat trick in the Canadiens' 7-1 win against the visiting Chicago Black Hawks.
1931: George Hainsworth became the second goalie in NHL history to record 60 career shutouts, and Albert Leduc scored the only goal in the Canadiens' 1-0 win over the Ottawa Senators.
1947: The Canadiens acquire John Quilty from the Springfield Indians (AHL) in a cash deal. The Habs had sold Quilty, who won the Calder Trophy with Montreal in 1941, to Springfield just five months prior.
1948: Elmer Lach recorded three assists to lead Montreal to a 3-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
1968: Jean Beliveau picked up a goal to become just the second player in NHL history to get 1,000 career points. It came in a 5-2 Canadiens' loss to the Detroit Red Wings.
2003: The Canadiens trade Oleg Petrov to the Nashville Predators for a 4th round pick (Andreas Valdix) in 2003, which was later traded to Washington.
Habs Born on This Day: Doug Lewis (1921), Stephane Robidas (1977)