Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Today in Hockey History

1997 - Scotty Bowman, is 1st NHL coach to win 1,000 games

1982 - 34th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 4-2.
The game was held at the Capital Center in Landover Maryland.
The MVP of the game was Mike Bossy of the New York Islanders who had 2 goals including the game winner in the 2nd period.

1988 - 39th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 6-5 (OT) at St Louis
Pittsburgh Penguins' centremen Mario Lemieux recorded six points (3–3–6) and scored the game-winner in overtime to lead the Wales Conference to a thrilling 6–5 victory. Lemieux's six points broke the previous record for most points in an All-Star Game, which was previously held by six players (four points). Montreal Canadiens' leftwinger Mats Naslund earned an assist on all three of Lemieux's goals and added two more to set an All-Star Game record with five assists. Both records have still to this day have not been broken.

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