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Dollard St. Laurent’s decade-long tenure within the Canadiens’ organization started while [...]More
A tireless workhorse for the Canadiens, Bert Olmstead’s eight point outing allowed him to [...]More
The Red Wings joined the NHL ranks at the start of the 1926-27 season.Named the Cougars from [...]More
His parents may have named him James Albert but to the hockey world he was known as “Bud” [...]More
Fearing an adverse affect on tickets sales, only the third period of the contest between the previous spring’s Stanley Cup finalists was broadcast. The score stood tied 1-1 when the transmission began.
Three cameras captured the action, as Rene Lecavalier provided play-by-play commentary from the final period’s opening faceoff between Detroit’s Ted Lindsay and Elmer Lach until the end of the game.
Jacques Plante barred the door in the final frame and Billy Reay slipped a puck past Terry Sawchuk late in the period, notching the winning goal in 2-1 Habs victory.