1939: Toronto traded Busher Jackson, Murray Armstrong, Doc Romnes, Jimmy Fowler and Buzz Boll to the New York Americans in exchange for Sweeney Schriner.
1957: Former NHL defenseman John Baby born in Sudbury, Ont. Baby played in the NHL 1977-78 through 1978-79 with Cleveland and the Minnesota North Stars.
1960: Former NHL left winger Brent Ashton born in Saskatoon, Sask. Ashton played in the NHL 1979-80 through 1992-93 with Vancouver Canucks, Colorado Rockies, New Jersey Devils, Minnesota North Stars, Quebec Nordiques, Detroit Red Wings, Winnipeg Jets, Boston Bruins and Calgary Flames.
1964: Former NHL center Rick Boh born in Kamloops, B.C. Boh played in the NHL 1987-88 with the Minnesota North Stars.
1968: The Amateur Hockey Association of the United States (AHAUS) endorses the concept of the US Hockey Hall of Fame Museum in Eveleth, MN.
1983: Former NHL right winger Matt Foy born in Oakville, Ont. Foy played in the NHL 2005-06 through 2007-08 with the Minnesota Wild.
1990: NHL defenseman Aaron Ness born in Bemidji, MN. Ness has played in the NHL since 2011-12 with New York Islanders.
2016: Minnesota Wild signed goaltender Adam Vay to a two-year, entry-level contract.
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