Sunday, 24 November 2013

Today in Habs History: November 24th Edition


1944: The Canadiens send Felix Rossignol, Gerry Plamondon, Johnny Mahaffy and Tod Campeau traded to Pittsburgh (AHL) in a cash deal.



1960: Dickie Moore scored his 20th goal of the season in his 21st game (a 3-1 loss at Detroit) to equal an NHL record for fastest 20 goals in a season (set by former linemate Maurice Richard in 1944-45).



1962: Jean Beliveau picked up four assists as the Canadiens tied 5-5 with the Boston Bruins, at the Forum.


1976: Guy Lafleur scored twice and added two assists as the Canadiens won 8-1 against the Cleveland Barons.


Earlier that day, the Canadiens dealt John Van Boxmeer to the Colorado Rockies for a 3rd round pick in 1979 and cash.



1984: Mats Naslund scored his first career hat trick to lead the Canadiens to a 6-4 win against the Detroit Red Wings.



The game was also the last game in a Canadiens uniform for Guy Lafleur. He would miss the next game against Boston the following night with a “groin” injury and announce his retirement on November 26th.



1988: Bobby Smith scored the 300th goal of his NHL career as the Canadiens lost 5-3 to the Nordiques.



Habs Born on This Day: Christian Laflamme (1976)




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