Friday, 25 October 2013

Today in Habs History: October 25th Edition



1947: Bill Durnan recorded his 12th career shutout in the Canadiens' 5-0 win over Boston.



1954: The Canadiens send cash to the Chicago Black Hawks for Jean Lamirande.



1962: The Canadiens trade Bob McCammon, Andre Tardiff and Norm Waslowski to Springfield (AHL)  for Bill McCreary.



1973: Jacques Lemaire scored his 4th career hat trick and goaltender Wayne Thomas recorded his second career shutout, as the Canadiens defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 4-0.


1979: Steve Shutt scored his 250th career goal and added four assists, as Montreal won 8-5 over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Pierre Larouche scored 4 goals (for his 5th career hat trick and his first with the Canadiens) and added an assist.



1984: Guy Lafleur scored his 518th and final goal as a member of the Montreal Canadiens in a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres.



1997: The Canadiens became the first club in NHL history to record 6,000 career points with a 4-2 road win against the Ottawa Senators. The Canadiens reached the milestone in their 4,986th regular season game.



Habs Born on This Day: Rey Comeau (1948), Rejean Houle (1949), Chris Murray (1974)




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