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1955:  Former NHL left winger Dean Magee born in Rocky Mt. House, Alta. Magee played in the NHL 1977-78 with the Minnesota North Stars.

1962:  Former NHL left winger George Servinis born in Toronto, Ont. Servinis played in the NHL 1987-88 with the Minnesota North Stars.

1967:  Hockey executive Chuck Fletcher born in Montreal, Quebec; he served as NHL general manager with Florida and the Minnesota Wild starting in 2001-02.

1974:  Minnesota North Stars named Jack Gordon as their new head coach.

1980:  Steve Christoff scored two goals and an assist in the Minnesota North Stars' 6-5 win against the Flyers in Game 1 of the Semi-Final series, at Philadelphia. The two teams combined to score five goals in a span of 3:20 (2nd-fastest in playoff history).

1987:  NHL right wing Dan Sexton born in Apple Valley, MN. Sexton has played in the NHL since 2009-10 with Anaheim.

2003:  Minnesota Wild set a team playoff record by allowing just 13 shots in the game, a 3-2 loss to visiting Vancouver in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals.

2010:  Minnesota Wild unveiled their 10th Anniversary logo mark.

2017:  Bloomington Ice Garden, in Bloomington MN took 1st runner-up in the 3rd annual Kraft Hockeyville USA competition edged by Rostraver Ice Garden in Belle Vernon, PA.  For finishing as runner-up, Bloomington was awarded $75,000 for arena upgrades. 

Tag(s): This Day In MN History