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This Day in MN Hockey History: Nov. 30

Courtesy of Vintage Minnesota

1947:  Toronto goalie Turk Broda and Bruins’ Frank Brimsek dueled to a 0-0 scoreless tie, in a game played at Boston.  It was the start of a team-record 9 game road unbeaten streak (4-0-5) for the Leafs.

1957:  Former NHL right winger Dan Chicoine born in Sherbrooke, Que.  Chicoine played in the NHL 1977-78 through 1979-80 with Cleveland and the Minnesota North Stars.

1958:  Former NHL defenseman Curt Giles born in The Pas, Manitoba.  Giles played in the NHL 1979-80 thru 1992-93 with the Minnesota North Stars, the New York Rangers and St. Louis.

1960:  Former NHL forward Dave Barr born in Toronto, Ont.  Barr played in the NHL 1981-82 through 1993-94 with Boston, the New York Rangers, St. Louis, Hartford, Detroit, New Jersey and Dallas.  He later worked as assistant coach with Colorado, Minnesota & NJ.

1967:  Dave Balon is unsuccessful in scoring on the North Stars 1st ever penalty shot attempt against then Montreal goaltender Gump Worsley.

1968:  Jean-Paul Parise scored twice to lead the Minnesota North Stars to a 3-3 tie against the Maple Leafs at Toronto.

1981:  Defenseman Craig Hartsburg scored twice to lead the North Stars to a 2-2 tie against the Colorado Rockies, in Minnesota.

1985:  Neil Sheehy had three assists as the Flames won 4-3 over the visiting Islanders.

1991:  Minnesota North Stars veteran Bobby Smith scored his 1,000th career NHL point with an assist, and also added a goal in a 4-3 win at Toronto.

1992:  Minnesota North Stars goaltender Jon Casey made 41 saves in a 4-2 win over the Rangers in New York.

2003:  Wes Walz scored two minutes into the game and Manny Fernandez made 32 saves as the Wild earned a 1-1 tie against the visiting Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.

2007:  New Jersey goalie Martin Brodeur recorded his 94th career shutout, and Zach Parise scored his first career hat trick and added an assist in the Devils 4-0 win against the visiting Montreal Canadiens.

2007:  Dustin Byfuglien scored 3 consecutive goals in 5:29 in the first period (his first career hat trick) and added an assist in the Blackhawks 6-1 win over the visiting Phoenix Coyotes. Byfuglien tied the Chicago record for goals in a game by a defenseman.

2007:  Minnesota’s Brian Rolston set a team record for fastest goal from the start of a period (other than the first) when he connected just nine seconds into the second period, in a 3-2 overtime win over the visiting St. Louis Blues.

2011:  Minnesota Wild moved into first place overall in the NHL standings after Kyle Brodziak scored in regulation and added the winner in the sixth round of a 3-2 shootout victory in Edmonton.

Courtesy of Vintage Minnesota,
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