Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Today in Habs History: October 15th Edition


1940: The Canadiens trade Art Lesieur  to Pittsburgh (AHL) for Babe Tapin.



1950: Maurice Richard scored both goals to lead the Canadiens to a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins.



1953: The Canadiens dealt Stan Long to Buffalo (AHL) in a cash deal.



1954: Rookie goaltender Jacques Plante recorded his 6th career shutout in the Canadiens' 3-0 win over the Chicago Black Hawks.


1955: Maurice Richard scored twice while his younger brother, rookie Henri scored his first NHL goal in Montreal’s 4-1 win over the New York Rangers.



1959: Henri Richard, Jean BĂ©liveau and Marcel Bonin each scored in the first 2:20 of the game to set a team record against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Montreal won the game 4-2.


1960: Dickie Moore scored his 5th and final career hat trick and added an assist, and teammate Bernie Geoffrion had three more goals (for the 11th of his career) in the Canadiens' 8-4 win against the Rangers.



1970: Yvan Cournoyer scored twice and rookie goalie Phil Myre recorded his first career shutout as Montreal won 3-0 over the expansion Buffalo Sabres.



1977: Michel Larocque recorded his 10th career shutout as the Canadiens won 5-0 over the Rangers.



1981: Mario Tremblay scored his second career hat trick and added an assist as the Canadiens won 7-2 against the Hartford Whalers.



1986: Tom Barrasso and Patrick Roy traded shutouts as the Sabres and Canadiens tied 0-0 at the Aud in Buffalo. It was the NHL's first scoreless tie in three years. It was also the 10th career shutout for Barrasso and the second for Roy.



2013: Carey Price makes 35 saves for his 20th career shutout, as the Canadiens defeat the Winnipeg Jets 3-0. Daniel Briere had a goal and an assist for Montreal.



Habs Born on This Day: Jean Pusie (1910)








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