Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Today in Habs History: November 27th Edition


1920: The Canadiens trade Harry Cameron  to the Toronto St. Pats for George Prodger and Joe Matte. Prodger and Matte are then sent to the Hamilton Tigers, along with the loan of Billy Coutu for Harry Mummery, Jack McDonald and Dave Ritchie.



1943: Rookie goalie Bill Durnan improved his career record to 10-0-1, with a 6-3 win over the visiting New York Rangers. Durnan set an NHL record for rookie goalies by going 12-0-2 in his first 14 games.



1946: Billy Reay scored his first career hat trick and added an assist in the Canadiens' 6-1 win against the Detorit Red Wings.


1947: In a 2-0 win over Toronto, Montreal's Maurice Richard and Elmer Lach played the game wearing small plastic helmets resembling skull caps. Bill Durnan recorded his 14th career shutout.



1960: The Canadiens traded Andre Pronovost to the Boston Bruins, in exchange for Jean Guy Gendron. Later that night, Charlie Hodge recorded his third career shutout to lead Montreal to a 3-0 win over the Bruins.



1974: Canadiens began an NHL-record 23 game road undefeated streak (14-0-9), with a 3-2 win at Pittsburgh.



2013: Andrei Markov had three assists in the Canadiens 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.



Habs Born on This Day: Ernie Wakely (1940), Pierre Mondou (1955), Chad Kilger (1976)

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