This Day in MN Hockey History: Sept. 18
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1966: Former NHL left winger Tom Chorske born in Minneapolis, MN. Chorske played in the NHL 1989-90 through 1999-00 with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Montreal Canadiens, New Jersey, Ottawa, the New York Islanders, Washington and Calgary.
1967: The expansion Minnesota North Stars played their second preseason game in team history (and second in two nights), and improved to 2-0-0 all-time with 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings in a game played at Hamilton Ontario.
1971: Former NHL center Cam Stewart born in Kitchener, Ont. Stewart played in the NHL 1993-94 through 2000-01 with Boston, Florida and the Minnesota Wild.
1982: Colorado Rockies traded goaltender Steve Janaszak to Calgary in exchange for future considerations.
2000: Minnesota Wild signed free agent Pascal Dupuis.
2009: Minnesota Wild signed free agent defenseman Bjorn Krupp (son of former NHL’er Uwe Krupp).
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