This Day In Hockey History (2/17)

We have a moment today on “This Day” that truly just has a really cool nickname attached to it.  Hey, it could be worse right?  When you get down to these moments, the lowest common denominator is that this gem truly just sounds elegant in a way.  Today we say hello to “The Tabby Cat” and a very first special moment in the NHL.  Here is the video and then that moment of the day.  Enjoy this one ladies and gentlemen and a trip into the early 90’s.

 

 

February 17, 1991


Winnipeg’s rookie goaltender Rick Tabaracci recorded his first NHL career shutout, and Phil Housley and Teppo Numminen each had a goal and two assists as the Jets won 6-0 over the visiting Quebec Nordiques.

 

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 (2/17)

Today we found another good old milestone moment.  This one happened 38 years ago and we hear this guy was big in stature and every way.  Moment time.

 

 

February 17, 1973


Frank Mahovlich of the Montreal Canadiens notched his 1,000th NHL point with an assist in a 7-6 loss to the Flyers. Mahovlich became the eighth player in NHL history to reach 1,000 points.

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 (2/17)

BallHype: hype it up!

Today on This Day we take another look at a hockey moment from many years ago or maybe not so many. The moment here happened just 22 years ago today and here it goes.



An interview from 2006…now the moment.

February 17, 1988



Edmonton’s Wayne Gretzky had two assists to tie Gordie Howe’s record of 1,049 career assists, in a 4-4 tie Oilers’ tie against Toronto.

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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