Thursday, 31 October 2013

Today in Habs History: October 31st Edition

 

 

1942: Rookie Maurice Richard played his first NHL game with the Montreal Canadiens. He wore #15, and picked up his first NHL point (an assist) 36 seconds into the game, a 3-2 win for over the Boston Bruins.

 

 

1974: Ken Dryden recorded his 15th career shutout in the Canadiens' 3-0 win over the Washington Capitals.

 

 

1989: Patrick Roy recorded his 10th career shutout in the Canadiens' 3-0 win over the New York Islanders.

 

1992: Patrick Roy became the 4th goaltender in franchise history to record 200 victories as a member of the Canadiens. The milestone came in a 4-3 win over the visiting New York Rangers. Roy became the 37th NHL goaltender to get 200 wins.

 

 

1995: Mario Tremblay set an NHL record for best start for a new coach, with his sixth straight win, as the Canadiens beat Boston 3-1. Patrick Roy would tie the record in 2013, as coach of the Colorado Avalanche.

 

 

Habs Born on This Day: Newsy Lalonde (1887), Phil Goyette (1933), Mats Naslund (1959), Tomas Plekanec (1982)

 

 

Sources:

 

www.hhof.com

www.sihrhockey.org

 

photo: canadiens.com

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