This Day in MN Hockey History: Jan. 24
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1969: Minnesota North Stars obtained veteran defenseman Leo Boivin from Pittsburgh in trade for Duane Rupp.
1981: Defenseman Reed Larson scored twice and added an assist, and Brent Peterson had a goal and two assists to lead the Red Wings to a 6-2 win over the Colorado Rockies, in Detroit.
1981: Bobby Smith and Tim Young each scored a goal and added two assists to lead the Minnesota North Stars to a 6-1 win over the visiting Edmonton Oilers.
1985: Edmonton traded Terry Martin and Gord Sherven to the Minnesota North Stars in exchange for Mark Napier.
1986: NHL defenseman Jack Hillen born in Minnetonka, Minnesota. Hillen has played in the NHL since 2007-08 with the New York Islanders and Nashville.
1987: Defenseman Mike Ramsey scored a goal and two assists as the Buffalo Sabres became just the second post-1967 expansion team to win 250 road games, with a 6-3 victory at Washington.
1988: Neal Broten had three assists as the Minnesota North Stars won 5-3 over the Flyers at Philadelphia.
1988: The North Stars got their first win in Philadelphia in almost 10 years, as Minnesota won 5-3 at the Spectrum. In 16 games since April 9, 1978, the North Stars had been 0-11-5 at the Spectrum.
1991: Defenseman Mike Ramsey scored a goal and added three assists, in a 5-4 Sabres’ win at Chicago.
2001: Goalie Manny Fernandez recorded his 5th career shutout, and rookie Roman Simicek scored his first two career goals as Minnesota registered their first road shutout in team history, 5-0 against the Mighty Ducks in Anaheim.
2006: Phoenix traded Martin Sonnenberg to the New York Rangers for Jeff Taffe.
2006: Derek Boogaard became the first rookie in Minnesota Wild history to get 100 penalty minutes in his first NHL season when he picked up two minor penalties in a 3-2 win over the visiting Phoenix Coyotes.
2012: Defenseman Alex Goligoski scored the only goal of the game and Kari Lehtonen recorded his 18th career shutout as the Stars beat the visiting Ducks 1-0.
2014: Moorhead Youth Hockey Association celebrated the school & programs: “50 Years of Spud Hockey” – (1965-2015) capped off by a Moorhead vs. Roseau Boy’s Hockey game with the team donning throwback uniforms.
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