Jean Beliveau

On this date, in 1972, the greatest single class in the history of the Hockey Hall of Fame was inducted. Also, National Hockey League history was made when a part of brothers defected from Europe on their way to becoming stars. Let’s hop aboard the THW time machine and relive all the best Aug. 24
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Originally written when Mr. Béliveau passed away in December, 2014. The hockey world, and all of Canada, mourns the loss of Jean Béliveau, a man of miraculous talent and total modesty, who played the game better than almost anyone ever has, and who carried himself– on and off the ice– with the grace and humility befitting
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There is little doubt that the city of Montreal is responsible for some of the biggest moments and greatest players in National Hockey League history. They had three of their numerous legends play their first NHL game on this date, two of them in the same contest. This was also a very memorable date in
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This was a very important date in Montreal as their greatest captain played his first game with the “C” on his sweater. There were numerous Hall of Famers who had big performances on this date in National Hockey League history, including one in Boston who had four memorable nights. Beliveau Wears the “C” Perhaps the
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One of the greatest lines in National Hockey League history was put together for the first time on this date. Also, one of Montreal’s biggest legends hits two personal milestones, 12 years apart, and perhaps hockey’s most famous family sets a league record. A Punchy Day in 1943 The puck dropped on the 1943-44 season,
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April 27 has provided some big moments throughout the course of National Hockey League history. There have been plenty of dramatic playoff games as well as new league and franchise records set on this date. A Big Day for Buffalo The Buffalo Sabres have not had a ton of postseason success since joining the NHL
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This date might be one of the most significant in the history of the National Hockey League. Some of the most legendary players in the game had huge moments including some playing in their final regular-season games. Records were broken, streaks were continued and something happened for the final time in the NHL. 1970-71 Goes
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