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1949:  Former NHL defenseman Dennis O'Brien born in Port Hope, Ontario.  O'Brien played in the NHL 1970-71 through 1979-80 with the Minnesota North Stars, the Colorado Rockies, Cleveland and Boston.

1956:  Former NHL center Mike Eaves born in Denver, Colorado. Eaves played in the NHL 1978-79 through 1985-86 with the Minnesota North Stars and Calgary.  He later worked as assistant coach with Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

1968:  Minnesota North Stars obtained Danny Grant and Claude Larose from Montreal in exchange for a 1st choice in the 1972 Entry Draft (Dave Gardner) and future considerations (Marshall Johnston).

1969:  Minnesota North Stars claimed Darryl Sly from Vancouver (WHL) in Intra–League draft.

1970:  Montreal Canadiens traded Bobby Rousseau to the Minnesota North Stars in exchange for Claude Larose and obtained Bill Collins from Minnesota to complete an earlier trade for Jude Drouin.

1973:  Minnesota North Stars claimed goaltender Lyle Carter from California in the NHL Reverse Draft.

1979:  St. Louis Blues obtained Richie Hansen and Bryan Maxwell from the Minnesota North Stars in trade for a future second round draft pick.

1979:  New York Islanders signed Jean Potvin as a free agent, and transferred Richie Hansen to the Minnesota North Stars as compensation.

1987:  St. Louis Blues named Joe Micheletti as their new Assistant Coach.

2008:  Minnesota Wild acquired defenseman Marc-Andre Bergeron from the Anaheim Ducks, in exchange for a third-round pick (Brandon McMillan) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

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