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May 26th

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1963:  Former NHL defenseman Ron Meighan born in Montreal, Quebec. Meighan played in the NHL 1981-82 through 1982-83 with the Minnesota North Stars and Pittsburgh.

1987:  Minnesota North Stars signed Wally Schreiber as a free agent.

1991:  Minnesota North Stars obtained goaltender Darcy Wakaluk from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for an eighth round pick in the 1991 NHL Draft (Jiri Kuntos).

1995:  Neal Broten scored twice, including the winning goal at 18:36 of overtime, and John MacLean picked up two assists as the Devils won 2-1 over the Penguins, in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, in New Jersey.

2000:  Concrete was poured for new Xcel Energy Center's ice floor in St. Paul, MN.

Tag(s): This Day In MN History