1935: Le Club de Hockey Canadien is sold to Ernest Savard, Maurice Forget and Louis Gelinas. They operate the club for the Canadian Arena Company. Ernest Savard replaces Leo Dandurand as Canadiens GM.
1971: Guy Lafleur suits up for the first time in NHL pre-season action. The Habs rookie scores three assists in a 7-4 Montreal win over the Boston Bruins.
1991: The Habs trade Andrew Cassels to the Hartford Whalers for a 2nd round pick (Valeri Bure) in 1992.
Habs Born on This Day: Claude Provost (1933), Garth Murray (1982)