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This Day in MN Hockey History: Nov. 15

Courtesy of Vintage Minnesota

1967:  Montreal Canadiens became the first team in NHL history to win 500 road games when they won 5-1 against the North Stars at Minnesota.  Dick Duff led the scoring with a goal and three assists.

1968:  Montreal Canadiens traded Brian Smith to the Minnesota North Stars for cash.

1980:  Tom McCarthy scored a goal and added two assists to lead the North Stars to a 5-2 win over the Black Hawks in Minnesota.

1983:  Gilles Meloche recorded his 19th career shutout as the North Stars won 6-0 against New Jersey in Minnesota.  Neal Broten led the scoring with a goal and two assists.1989  Minnesota’s Clark Donatelli became the second rookie in North Stars history to score a regular season overtime goal when he connected at 1:35 of OT for a 2-1 victory at New Jersey.

1996:  Damian Rhodes became the Ottawa Senators leader in career victories, when he won his 15th game with the team, a 4-3 win over Chicago.  Rhodes broke the mark of 14 career wins, held by Don Beaupre.

2001:  Matt Cooke scored twice and Trent Klatt had two assists in the Canucks 2-1 win over the visiting St. Louis Blues.

2002:  Jamie Langenbrunner scored two goals for the second straight game and added an assist as the Devils outshot the visiting Montreal Canadiens 44-21 for a 5-1 victory.

2007:  Minnesota’s Eric Belanger tied a team record with four assists to lead the Wild to a 4-2 win against the Oilers at Edmonton.

Courtesy of Vintage Minnesota,
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