1926: The Montreal Canadiens acquire Leo LaFrance from the Duluth Hornets (AHA) in a cash deal.
1934: The Canadiens' Armand Mondou became the first player in NHL history to take a penalty shot. He missed in his attempt against George Hainsworth of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
1949: Maurice Richard scored twice to lead the Canadiens to a 4-2 win against the Maple Leafs.
1960: Dickie Moore scored twice, and defenseman Al Langlois had three assists to lead the Canadiens to a 9-7 win against the New York Rangers.
1961: The Canadiens trade Willie O’Ree to the Los Angeles Blades (WHL) in a cash deal.
1974: Henri Richard scored two goals and added three assists to lead the Canadiens to an 11-1 win over the Washington Capitals.
2013: Lars Eller and Alex Galchenyuk each had a goal and two assists and Brendan Gallagher had a goal and an assist in the Canadiens 4-2 win over the New York Islanders. All three linemates were named the game’s Three Stars. Coach Michel Therrien picked up his 250th career win in the NHL.
Habs Born on This Day: Billy Boucher (1899), Bill Sutherland (1934)