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This Day in MN Hockey History: Nov. 14

Courtesy of Vintage Minnesota

1935:  Chicago’s rookie goalie Mike Karakas and Red Wings’ Norm Smith dueled to a 0-0 scoreless tie, in a game played at Detroit.  It was the first career NHL shutout for Karakas and the third for Smith.

1937:  Former North Stars center Murray Oliver born in Hamilton, Ont.  Oliver played in the NHL 1957-58 through 1974-75.

1943:  Chicago’s Cully Dahlstrom scored his first career hat trick, and added two assists in the Black Hawks’ 10-5 win against the New York Rangers.

1960:  Former NHL center Aaron Broten born in Roseau, Minnesota.  Broten played in the NHL 1980-81 through 1991-92 with the Colorado Rockies, New Jersey, the Minnesota North Stars, Quebec, Toronto and Winnipeg.

1962:  Former North Stars defenseman Jari Gronstrand born in Tampere, Finland.  Gronstrand played in the NHL 1986-87 through 1990-91.

1970:  Minnesota North Stars faced the Vancouver Canucks for the first time in team history, and came away with a 3-3 tie, at the Met Center.

1973:  Defenseman Barry Gibbs scored a goal and added four assists to lead the Minnesota North Stars to a 6-3 win over Vancouver at the Met Center.

1979:  Tim Young scored twice and added an assist to lead the North Stars to a 7-2 win over the Quebec Nordiques, in Minnesota.

1981:  Al MacAdam scored a goal and added three assists in the Minnesota North Stars’ 5-5 tie against the visiting Quebec Nordiques.

1988:  Dave Gagner scored his first NHL hat trick and added an assist to lead the Minnesota North Stars to a 5-4 win at Toronto.

1992:  Goaltender Jon Casey recorded his 11th career shutout as the Minnesota North Stars won 3-0 over the Blackhawks at the Met Center.

1998:  Guy Hebert recorded his 18th career shutout and rookie defenseman Mike Crowley scored the only goal in the Mighty Ducks’ 1-0 win at Calgary.

1998:  The University of Minnesota retired John Mayasich’s #8 in a pre-game ceremony vs. conference rival University of North Dakota, the only former Gopher to be so honored by the University.

2000:  Pittsburgh Penguins signed free agent Jeff Norton, and acquired Dan Trebil from the NY Islanders in exchange for a future ninth-round draft pick.

2002:  Manny Fernandez made 23 saves and was named the #1 Star of the Game, and Richard Park scored midway through the game to give the Wild a 1-1 tie against the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins.

2005:  Jason Blake, the Islanders’ 9th shooter in the NHL’s longest shootout, scored the winning goal as New York won 3-2 over the Penguins at Pittsburgh.

2010:  Cal Clutterbuck and Antti Miettinen scored power play goals in a three-goal first period as the Wild beat the Lightning 4-1 in Tampa Bay.

Courtesy of Vintage Minnesota,
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