Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Today in Habs History: November 19th Edition



1940: The Montreal Canadiens purchased Jack Portland from the Chicago Black Hawks for $12,500.



1946: The Canadiens trade Joh nQuilty to Springfield (AHL) for George Pargeter.



1950: Montreal's rookie goaltender Gerry McNeil recorded his 4th career shutout as the Canadiens won 3-0 over the Black Hawks.


1953: Gerry McNeil recorded his 25th career shutout in the Canadiens' 1-0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.



1970: Henri Richard picked up three assists to lead the Canadiens to a 5-1 win over the Maple Leafs.



1975: Ken Dryden recorded his 21st career shutout, and Yvan Cournoyer scored a goal and added two assists as Montreal beat the Minnesota North Stars 6-0.



1984: The Canadiens trade Steve Shutt to the Los Angeles Kings for future considerations. Later that evening Larry Robinson became the fifth defenseman in NHL history to score 500 career assists, when the Canadiens lost 6-4 to Toronto.



1990: Gilbert Dionne (the younger brother of Marcel) played in his first NHL game, a 5-2 Canadiens' win against the Quebec Nordiques.



2007: The Canadiens retire Larry Robinson’s No. 19 sweater.



2013: A day shy of his 25th birthday, Max pacioreey scored a natural hat trick in Montreal’s 6-2 win over the Minnesota Wild. Davis Desharnais and P.K. Subban each had two assists.



Habs Born on This Day: Gus Rivers (1909)







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