1974: Former NHL left winger Matt Henderson born in White Bear Lake, MN. Henderson played in the NHL 1998-99 through 2001-02 with Nashville and Chicago.
1980: NHL goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov born in Togliatti, USSR. Bryzgalov has played in the NHL since 2001-02 with Anaheim, Phoenix, Philadelphia, Edmonton, Minnesota Wild and Anaheim.
1985: NHL center Darroll Powe born in Saskatoon, Sask. Powe has played in the NHL since 2008-09 with Philadelphia, Minnesota, and New York Rangers.
1991: Los Angeles Kings traded Todd Elik to the Minnesota North Stars in exchange for Charlie Huddy, Randy Gilhen, and Jim Thomson.
1991: Minnesota North Stars traded David Babych to Vancouver in exchange for Tom Kurvers.
1991: New York Islanders traded Craig Ludwig to the Minnesota North Stars in exchange for Tom Kurvers.
1995: Neal Broten tied a New Jersey playoff record with his 3rd game winning goal of the1995 playoffs and Stephane Richer tied a team record with his 20th point as the Devils beat the visiting Red Wings 5-2 to take a 3-0 lead in the Stanley Cup Final.
2001: Ottawa Senators named Don Jackson as assistant coach.
2002: Calgary Flames acquired goaltender Jamie McLennan from the Minnesota Wild, in exchange for a 2002 9th round draft pick (Mika Hannula).
2002: Minnesota Wild acquired veteran Cliff Ronning from the Los Angeles Kings, in exchange for a 2002 8th round draft pick (Aaron Rome).
2010: Hockey Hall of Fame announced it's newest members: Dino Ciccarelli, Cammi Granato, Angela James as Players, Jimmy Devallano and Daryl 'Doc' Seman as Builders.
2012: Minnesota Wild selected Defenseman - Matthew Dumba as the seventh overall pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
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