Thursday, 17 October 2013

Today in Habs History: October 17th Edition


1927: The Montreal Canadiens trade Bill Boucher to the New York Americans for Cash



1928: Montreal trades Harold "Gizzy" Hart to Providence (Can-Am) for cash.



1934: The Canadiens trade Leroy Goldsworthy to the Chicago Black Hawks for cash.



1946: Bill Durnan recorded his 8th career shutout and Maurice Richard scored twice in a 3-0 Canadiens' win over the New York Rangers.


1957: Montreal's Henri Richard scored his first career hat trick and added three assists to lead the Canadiens to a 9-3 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs.



1992: Kirk Muller picked up four assists as the Canadiens won 8-1 over the Minnesota North Stars, at the Forum.



1995: Ten days into an 0-4-0 season, the Montreal Canadiens fired GM Serge Savard and head coach Jacques Demers. Jacques Lapierrere was named as the interim coach.



1997: Shayne Corson scored a goal to give him 500 career NHL points. The milestone came in a Canadiens' 5-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.



Habs Born on This Day: Francis Bouillon (1975)




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