1967: Pittsburgh Penguins, Minnesota North Stars, Philadelphia Flyers, Los Angeles Kings, Oakland Seals, and St. Louis Blues officially received their NHL franchises.
1980: NHL defenseman Greg Zanon born in Burnaby, B.C. Zanon has played in the NHL since 2005-06 with Nashville, Minnesota, Boston, and Colorado.
2014: Minnesota Wild signed free-agent forward Michael Keranen, who had been playing for Ilves Tampere in the Finish League.
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