This Day In Hockey History (12/28)

There are only a few days left in 2011 and unlike previous years where we trotted out the best and worst, we want people to read our contribution on RotoRob instead.  Now with that out of the way, let’s get down to the moment today.  It was a gem that truly brings the native son home.  Rookies usually do not get to play for their hometown team but we have a debut from 30 years ago today.  We find a little video to complement the moment.

 

 

December 28, 1981


Rookie Tim Hunter became the first Calgary native to play in a game for the Flames. He picked up 7 penalty minutes in his NHL debut, a 7-4 home loss to the Flyers. Hunter & Glen Cochrane had minors in the second and majors in the final period.

 

About Chris Wassel

Simply I am a hockey writer who is a jack of all trades. Whether it is draft, fantasy, NHL, KHL, AHL, etc...I probably can write about it. The challenge in hockey is to be able to step out of your comfort zone and write like you are still there. Hopefully you enjoy the humor in the writing on the site and tell your friends. Thanks for reading!

This Day In Hockey History (12/28)

This is the time of year where everyone does their Year End type posts.  Well we have a fun one planned for Friday so stay tuned.  In the meantime, we go into yesteryear for today’s moment handpicked by our friends on twitter.

 

 

December 28, 1991


Vancouver’s Igor Larionov scored his second career hat trick in the second period to lead the Canucks to a 3-2 win over the Sharks, at San Jose.

About Chris Wassel

Simply I am a hockey writer who is a jack of all trades. Whether it is draft, fantasy, NHL, KHL, AHL, etc...I probably can write about it. The challenge in hockey is to be able to step out of your comfort zone and write like you are still there. Hopefully you enjoy the humor in the writing on the site and tell your friends. Thanks for reading!

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