Saturday, 26 October 2013

Today in Habs History: October 26th Edition

 

1940: The Montreal  Canadiens signed Ken Reardon and John Quilty.

 

 

1946: Maurice Richard scored his 8th career hat trick, and added an assist, and Billy Reay picked up three assists in the Canadiens' 7-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

 

 

1961: The Habs trade Wayne Connelly to the Boston Bruins for the loan of Bob Armstrong, Dallas Smith and cash.

 

 

1972: Jacques Lemaire scored twice and added two assists, and goalie Ken Dryden recorded his 11th career shutout in the Canadiens' 7-0 win against the visiting St. Louis Blues.

 

 

1982: The Canadiens tied their highest score in history (7-7) against Buffalo. In this game, the two teams combined for 10 goals (Buf 5-MTL 5) in the first period to set a Canadiens record.

 

 

1985: Doug Harvey's No. 2 sweater is retired in a pre-game ceremony before a 5-3 win over the Hartford Whalers.

 

 

1993: Patrick Roy recorded his 21st career shutout to lead the Canadiens to a 2-0 win over the New Jersey Devils.

 

 

2001: Brian Savage scored his 7th career hat trick in the Canadiens 5-2 win against the Buffalo Sabres. 

 

 

Sources:

 

www.canadiens.com

www.hhof.com

www.sihrhockey.org

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