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This Day In MN Hockey History

This Day in MN Hockey History: Oct 19

Courtesy of Vintage Minnesota

1960:  Former U.S. Olympic goalie Jack McCartan made his first appearance in goal for the NY Rangers and recorded his only career NHL shutout to lead New York to a 2-0 win over Chicago at Madison Square Garden.

1967:  Minnesota North Stars traded defenseman Jean-Guy Talbot to the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for defenseman Bob McCord.

1968:  Danny O’Shea had three assists to lead the North Stars to a 4-1 win over the Kings in Minnesota.

1973:  Former NHL right winger Kirk Nielsen born in Grand Rapids, MN.  Nielsen played in the NHL 1997-98 with Boston.

1986:  Minnesota goalie Don Beaupre recorded his 100th NHL career victory as the North Stars won 8-5, at Chicago. Minnesota’s Dino Ciccarelli led the scoring with two goals and two assists.

1992:  The largest crowd ever to see a hockey game in Minnesota (19,344 fans) showed up to see the home town North Stars lose 5-3 to the visiting Detroit Red Wings.

1998:  Philadelphia Flyers traded right wing Trent Klatt to the Vancouver Canucks for a 2000 sixth-round draft pick.

1999:  Anaheim’s Matt Cullen scored a goal and added four assists in the Mighty Ducks 7-1 win at Washington.

2005:  Minnesota rookie Derek Boogaard scored his first career NHL goal (the game winner) and picked up 9 penalty minutes, and the Wild scored a team-record five goals in the third period to beat the visiting San Jose Sharks 6-1.

2010:  Brent Burns became the first defenseman to get 100 career assists as a member of the Minnesota Wild; he reached the milestone in a 6-2 win vs Vancouver.

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