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Unlike brother Spraque, who enjoyed adding fuel to the fire, Odie Cleghorn stood out for his [...]More
Signed as a free agent by Montreal, January 23, 1919.More
A member of the first-ever Canadiens’ squad, Newsy Lalonde was the team’s first veritable [...]More
An original member of the 1909-10 Canadiens who scored the first goal in franchise history, [...]More
Lalonde’s six goal outing is still a Canadiens record and a feat that has been matched only seven times since. The first to do it was former teammate and one-time Hab, Joe Malone, who set the existing record three weeks later, burying seven for the Quebec Bulldogs. On the receiving end, once again, were the hapless St. Pats.
The NHL record of 21 goals in a single game set that evening still stands. It was tied on December 11, 1985 in a 12-9 Edmonton Oilers victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.