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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

This Day in NHL History 1974 Oct 22

October 22

Detroit goaltender Jim Rutherford recorded his 6th career shutout to lead the Red Wings to a 3-0 win in the Red Wings' first visit to Washington to face the expansion Capitals.

 74/75 OPC # 225

Obtained blue ink sig TTM.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

This Day in NHL History 1987 Oct 21

October 21

The Turgeon brothers faced each other for the first time in NHL play. Buffalo rookie Pierre scored his first two NHL goals, but the Sabres lost to Sylvain's Hartford Whalers 5-3.

92/93 UD # 175

Obtained blue sharpie auto IP.

Monday, October 20, 2014

This Day in NHL History 1968 Oct 20

October 20

Phil Goyette scored his 4th and final career hat trick and rookie Walt Tkaczuk picked up his first NHL goal as the Rangers beat Los Angeles 7-0, at Madison Square Garden. Ed Giacomin recorded his 18th career shutout.

79/80 OPC # 15

Obtained blue ink sig TTM.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

This Day in NHL History 1979 Oct 19

October 19

Edmonton Oilers recorded their first NHL victory, 6-3 over the Quebec Nordiques. Blair MacDonald led the scoring with his first career hat trick and added an assist to lead the scoring.

80/81 OPC # 32

Obtained blue ink sig TTM.

Lowes Canada and the Community Rink Reno Program

Lowes Canada's donation. along with city matched funds, spurred the first major renovation to  Brantford's Lions Park Arena in 10 years. 
Wendel Clark appeared as celebrity spokesman for Lowes. Here are the items I got signed. These are for sets that I'm working on.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

This Day in NHL History 1978 Oct 18

October 18

Montreal traded Rod Schutt to Pittsburgh, in exchange for Pittsburgh's first round choice (Mark Hunter) in the 1981 Entry Draft.

87/88 OPC # 50

Obtained blue ink sig IP.

Friday, October 17, 2014

This Day in NHL History 1976 Oct 17

October 17

Boston's rookie defenseman Mike Milbury scored the first goal of his NHL career, and it was the game winner in a 5-3 win over the visiting Montreal Canadiens.

80/81 OPC # 191

Obtained blue ink sig TTM.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

This Day in NHL History 1968 Oct 16

October 16

Toronto rookie defenseman Jim Dorey picked up 48 penalty minutes in his first NHL game -- four minors, two majors, two misconducts and a game misconduct. Maple Leafs tied 2-2 with the Penguins in Toronto.

72/73 OPC # 339

Obtained blue ink sig TTM.