1924: Aurel Joliat scored three goals to lead the Canadiens to a 4-3 win at Boston.
1934: The Canadiens obtain Des Roche from the Boston Bruins in a cash deal.
1982: Ryan Walter scored the only hat trick of his NHL career, and Guy Lafleur had a goal and three assists, as the Canadiens lost 7-4 to the Whalers, at Hartford.
1992: Vince Damphousse scored his 6th career hat trick in the final eight minutes of play after picking up an earlier assist, to lead the Canadiens to a 5-5 tie against the Kings in the first NHL game in Phoenix.
1995: The Canadiens named Pierre Turgeon as their new team captain, replacing Mike Keane (who had been traded). Turgeon became the 22nd captain in Montreal Canadiens' history.
Habs Born on This Day: Marty Barrett (1905), Paul Gauthier (1915), Pete Morin (1915), Rollie Rosseau (1929), Red Berenson (1939)