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December 18th

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1938:  Boston's Frankie Brimsek recorded his fourth straight road shutout in a 2-0 win over the Red Wings, at the Olympia in Detroit.  It was also the fifth shutout in six games for the rookie goalie.

1938:  Goaltender Mike Karakas recorded his 19th career shutout in the Black Hawks' 5-0 win over the visiting New York Rangers.

1960:  Former NHL center Bob Brooke born in Melrose, Mass.  Brooke played in the NHL 1983-84 through 1989-90 with the New York Rangers, the Minnesota North Stars and New Jersey.

1971:  Former NHL left winger Joe Dziedzic born in Minneapolis, MN.  Dziedzic played in the NHL 1995-96 through 1998-99 with the Pittsburgh Penguins and Phoenix.

1980:  Jim Korn scored a goal and added two assists to lead the Red Wings to a 5-3 win over the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs.

1982:  Rookie Phil Housley scored a goal and added two assists as the Sabres won 5-4 over the Nordiques in Quebec City.

2001:  Los Angeles traded Brett Hauer to Nashville in exchange for Rich Brennan.

2007:  Minnesota's Jacques Lemaire became the first person to coach 1,000 NHL games after playing in more than 800 during his career as the Wild came back from a 2-0 third period deficit for a 3-2 win over the visiting Nashville Predators.

2014:  Carolina Hurricanes Defensemen - South St. Paul, MN native Justin Faulk had 1 short-handed goal, and 1 assist in 24:28 of ice-time to earn the #1 Star of the Night in the Hurricanes 4-1 win over Toronto Maple Leafs.  With the goal, Justin Faulk became the third defenseman in Carolina Hurricanes history to score two shorthanded goals in one season.

Tag(s): This Day In MN History