Sunday, 13 October 2013

Today in Habs History: Oct 13th Edition


1954: The Canadiens trade Lorne Davis to the Chicago Black Hawks for Ike Hildebrand and future considerations.



1955: The Montreal Canadiens announced that Henri Richard had been signed to a two-year contract with the team.



1956: Jacques Plante recorded his 18th career shutout as the Canadiens won 3-0 over the Boston Bruins.



1957: Rookie goaltender Charlie Hodge recorded his 2nd career shutout, and Maurice Richard and Dickie Moore each scored hat tricks as the Canadiens won 6-0 over the Detroit Red Wings. It was the 26th and final career hat trick for Richard, who also picked up an assist.


1962: Henri Richard scored two goals and added two assists in the Canadiens' 6-3 win against the New York Rangers.



1964: Charlie Hodge recorded his 15th career shutout in the Canadiens' 3-0 win over the Rangers.



1970: Roger Doucet sang "O Canada" for the first time at the Montreal Forum, before a 4-3 Canadiens' win over the Red Wings. He remained the Forum's national anthem singer for the next 10 years.



1973: Yvan Cournoyer scored his 6th career hat trick, and Frank Mahovlich had a goal and three assists as the Canadiens won 4-3 against the Vancouver Canucks, at the Forum.



1984: Rookie defenseman Chris Chelios scored his first NHL goal, in a 4-3 win against  the Pittsburgh Penguins.



1986: Mats Naslund scored his third career hat trick and added an assist as the Canadiens won 6-4 against the visiting Minnesota North Stars.



1987: The Canadiens trade Gaston Gingras and a 3rd round pick in 1989 to the St. Louis Blues for Larry Trader and a 3rd round pick (Pierre Sevigny) in 1989.



Habs Born on This Day: Haggo Harrington (1903), Rod Schutt (1956), Marc-Andre Bergeron (1980)




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