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This Day in MN Hockey History: Dec. 14

Courtesy of Vintage Minnesota

1962:  Former NHL defenseman Chris Dahlquist born in Fridley, MN.  Dahlquist played in the NHL 1985-86 through 1995-96 with Pittsburgh, the Minnesota North Stars, Calgary and Ottawa.

1968:  Minnesota North Stars set a franchise record for fastest two goals when Parker MacDonald and Bill Collins combined to score in a span of :20 during the second period of a 4-1 win over the visiting NY Rangers.

1974:  Jude Drouin had three assists to lead the Minnesota North Stars to a 4-2 win over Buffalo at the Met Center.

1975:  Stan Gilbertson scored two goals and added an assist as the Capitals tied 4-4 with the visiting Minnesota North Stars.

1977:  Glen Sharpley had three assists to lead the Minnesota North Stars to a 3-2 win over the Canadiens at the Met Center.

1984:  Minnesota North Stars traded Brent Ashton along with Brad Maxwell to the Quebec Nordiques, in exchange for Tony McKegney and Bo Berglund.

1984:  Except for a U.S. Olympic or National team, the St. Paul Vulcans become the first hockey team to play inside Czechoslovakia during a three week tour as guests of the Czechoslovakian Ice Hockey Federation from (December 14, 1984 – January 4, 1985)

1985:  Ron Wicks officiated his 1,034th regular season game, in Minnesota, to pass Bruce Hood as the all time leader in NHL games officiated by a referee.  North Stars tied 6-6 with Toronto.

1985:  Brian Bellows and Scott Bjugstad each scored twice and added an assist as the North Stars tied 6-6 with the Maple Leafs in Minnesota.  Miroslav Frycer had a goal and three assists for Toronto.

1986:  Reed Larson scored a goal and added two assists to lead the Bruins to a 6-2 win against the Nordiques, in Quebec City.

1986:  Phil Housley collected his 300th career NHL point as the Sabres won 4-3 over the Hartford Whalers, in Buffalo to end a 7 game winless streak (0-6-1).

1992:  Minnesota North Stars signed Reid Simpson as a free agent.

2001:  Despite being outshot 41-21 by the Penguins ,Minnesota’s Manny Fernandez made 39 saves and Sergei Zholtok scored twice as the Wild won 5-2 at Pittsburgh.

2002:  Minnesota’s Andrew Brunette scored the 100th goal of his NHL career in a 3-1 loss at Nashville.

2007:  Minesota Wild scored 4 power play goals in the second period of a 5-2 win at Anaheim.

2008:  Defenseman Jordan Leopold scored on a penalty shot and added an assist to lead the Avalanche to a 3-2 win at Detroit.

2008:  Marc-Andre Bergeron tied a Minnesota team record for defensemen by taking 7 shots for the Wild, scoring once in a 4-2 loss in Anaheim.

Courtesy of Vintage Minnesota,
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