1966: Goaltender Ed Johnston recorded his 11th career shutout, and Tom Williams picked up two assists to lead the Bruins to a 2-0 win over the Canadiens, in Boston.
1975: St. Louis Blues traded Ace Bailey along with Stan Gilbertson to Washington, in exchange for Denis Dupere.
1978: Lou Nanne retired from NHL hockey as a player, and took over as the Minnesota North Stars' General Manager and Coach, replacing GM Jack Gordon and Coach Andre Beaulieu.
1980: Al MacAdam scored two goals and an assist, and Bobby Smith had a goal and two assists in the Minnesota North Stars' 6-2 win over the Whalers at Hartford.
1983: Minnesota and the Rangers combined to score the fastest three goals in NHL history. New York outscored North Stars 2-1 in :15 during the second period, as the North Stars won the game 7-5. Tom McCarthy led the North Stars with 2 goals and an assist.
1986: NHL center Jarod Palmer born in Fridley, MN. Palmer has played in the NHL since 2011-12 with Minnesota.
1987: NHL defenseman Justin Braun born in Minneapolis, MN. Braun has played in the NHL since 2010-11 with San Jose.
1991: Dave Christian scored a goal to reach his 700th career NHL point as the Bruins won 7-4 against the Nordiques, in Quebec City.
2002: Despite being outshot 31-18 by the visiting New York Islanders, Minnesota Wild's Sergei Zholtok scored twice in the third period for a 4-3 victory.
2003: Manny Fernandez recorded his 7th career shutout as the Wild tied a franchise record with their 12th road victory of the season with a 1-0 win against at Philadelphia. It was their first ever shutout over the Flyers.
2006: Minnesota's Pierre-Marc Bouchard set a team record by scoring twice in a span of 16 seconds in the first period as the Wild won 6-3 over the Oilers at Edmonton. Bouchard also had two assists in the game.
2006: Kurtis Foster tied a Minnesota team record for defensemen by taking 7 shots for the Wild, picking up two assists in a 6-3 win at Edmonton.
2007: Wild scored 4 straight goals over a 12-minute span in the first period, including two power-play goals by Marian Gaborik as Minnesota won 5-4 over the visiting Carolina Hurricanes.
2008: Brent Burns scored a shootout goal in the 6th round, his second game-winning goal in two days as the Minnesota Wild recorded the 100th road victory in franchise history, 2-1 shootout win against the Blues at St. Louis.
2011: Rookie Michael Grabner scored twice and Kyle Okposo scored on the Islanders fourth shootout attempt for a 4-3 victory in Montreal.
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