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This Day in MN Hockey History: Nov. 22

Courtesy of Vintage Minnesota

1965:  Former NHL left winger Clark Donatelli born in Providence, Rhode Island.  Donatelli played in the NHL 1989-90 through 1991-92 with the Minnesota North Stars and Boston.

1972:  Toronto’s Dave Keon scored his 297th career goal to become the Maple Leafs’ All-Time leading goal scorer, passing Frank Mahovlich and George Armstrong (who each had 296 goals). Maple Leafs lost 3-1 to the North Stars, in Minnesota.

1973:  Minnesota’s 44-year-old Gump Worsley faced St. Louis’ 20-year-old John Davidson in a game with the largest age gap between goaltenders in NHL history (23 years, 289 days); the Blues won the game 3-2 over the visiting North Stars.

1990:  Edmonton traded Bruce Bell to the Minnesota North Stars in exchange for Kari Takko.

1991:  Rookie goaltender Tom Draper picked up his first and only career NHL shutout, in a 2-0 Sabres’ win over the Blackhawks, at the Aud.  The win improved his record to 4-0-1. Dave Snuggerud picked up both assists in the game.

1996:  Los Angeles obtained Neal Broten from New Jersey, in exchange for future considerations.

2000:  Jeff Nielsen scored his first goal as a member of the Wild when Minnesota tied 1-1 against the visiting Calgary Flames.

2006:  Minnesota set a team record for most shots in a period, when they took 22 in the second period of a 4-2 loss at Montreal.

2007:  Minnesota Wild claimed forward Todd Fedoruk off waivers from Dallas.

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