This Day in Hockey History
1991 - Brett Hull scores 80th goal of the season
Brett Hull became the third player in NHL history to score 80 goals in a single season, reaching the mark in a 2-1 win by the St. Louis Blues over the Washington Capitals.
Hull, who finished the season with 86 goals, joined Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux in the exclusive club, and sits third all-time in goals with 741.
1972 - Gerry Cheevers' undefeated streak hits 30
In a 7-3 win over the Minnesota North Stars, Boston Bruins goaltender Gerry Cheevers extended his personal undefeated streak to 30 games (23-0-7).
Phil Esposito helped him out by setting an NHL record with his 26th and 27th power play goals of the season.
Cheevers would go on to extend the streak to 32 games, which still stands as an NHL record to this day.
1981 - Sabres, Maple Leafs combine for 12 goals in one period
In a 14-4 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Buffalo Sabres set an NHL record by scoring nine goals in a single period, including eight which came in a span of 4:52 (also an NHL record).
Toronto registered three of its goals in the middle frame, and the 12 goals combined is now the benchmark for total goals in a single period.
1967 - Vladimir Konstantinov
1970 - Janne Laukkanen
1986 - Tyler Bozak
- Edwards drops 40 points to help Timberwolves edge Trail Blazers
- Mavs' Hardaway suffers foot fracture vs. Warriors
- Derrick Jones Jr. out 6-8 weeks with fractured finger
- HOF takeaways: Papi's a deserving choice, but Hall remains incomplete
- Blazers' Zeller out at least 8-10 weeks after undergoing knee surgery