Saturday, 23 November 2013

Today in Habs History: November 23rd Edition



1926: Rookie goaltender George Hainsworth recorded the first of his 94 career NHL shutouts, as Montreal beat the New York Americans, 2-0.



1933: Lorne Chabot recorded his second consecutive shutout (and the 56th of his career) as Montreal won 1-0 over the visiting Ottawa Senators.



1943: Canadiens players scored 35 points (13 goals, 22 assists) in a win over Boston 13-4… The 35 points in a game by the Canadiens
players set a team record.


1967: Ralph Backstrom scored his third career hat trick and added two assists, and Gump Worsley recorded his 31st career shutout as the Canadiens won 7-0 against the Chicago Black Hawks.


1968: Jean Beliveau received the 600th assist of his NHL career, and Dick Duff scored his 250th career NHL goal, in a 4-3 Canadiens' win over the Minnesota North Stars.



1978:  Jacques Lemaire scored two goals and added two assists to lead the Montreal Canadiens to an 8-4 win against the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins.



2009: The Canadiens trade Guillaume Latendresse to the Minnesota Wild for Benoit Pouliot.



Habs Born on This Day: Saku Koivu (1974), Colby Armstrong (1982)




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