Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Today in Habs History: October 22nd Edition

 

1926: The Canadiens send Billy Coutu traded to the Boston Bruins for Amby Moran.

 

 

1933: Albert "Battleship" Leduc is sent to the Ottawa Senators for cash. The Habs held the retaining rights of repurchase and would get Leduc back in April, 1934.

 

 

1953: Dick Irvin became the first coach in NHL history to win 600 career games, when the Canadiens beat the Chicago Black Hawks 3-2.

 

 

1961: Jacques Plante became the first goaltender in franchise history (and the 6th in the NHL) to record 250 career victories as the Canadiens won 3-2 over Chicago.

 

1965: The Canadiens trade Gerry Brisson to San Francisco (WHL) for Len Haley.

 

 

1971: Rookie goaltender Ken Dryden recorded his first career NHL shutout, and Frank Mahovlich scored his 12th career hat trick (and his first with Montreal) as the Canadiens won 6-0 against the Vancouver Canucks.

 

 

1986: Shayne Corson scored his first NHL goal, in a 4-3 Canadiens' win over the Detroit Red Wings.

 

 

Habs Born on This Day: Hugh Currie (1925), Ron Tugnutt (1967), Stephane Quintal (1968), Scott Lachance (1972)

 

 

Sources:

 

www.hhof.com

www.sihrhockey.org

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