Posts Tagged “NHL”

Patrick Kane, the Youngest to 900

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Patrick Kane

FACT OF THE DAY: Chicago Blackhawks Right Winger Patrick Kane became the youngest American born player to score 900 points. The NHL All-Star reached this mark just months after his 30th birthday.

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First American Team to Win Stanley Cup

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Seattle Metropolitans

FACT OF THE DAY: In 1917, the Seattle Metropolitans of the NHA (National Hockey Association) league became the first American team to win the Stanley Cup. Later that year, the NHA would cease operations and the NHL (National Hockey League) would begin.

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First Black Player in the NHL

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Willie O'Ree

FACT OF THE DAY: It was 61 years ago today, January 18, 1958, that left winger Willie O’Ree took the ice for the Boston Bruins. In doing so, he became the first black player in the NHL.

[Photo Source: theundefeated.com]

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