This Day in MN Hockey History: Sept. 19
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1936: Former NHL center Milan Marcetta born in Cadomin, Alta. Marcetta played in the NHL 1966-67 through 1968-69 with Toronto and the Minnesota North Stars.
1943: Former NHL left winger Andre Boudrias born in Montreal, Que. Boudrias played in the NHL 1963-64 through 1975-76 with Montreal, the Minnesota North Stars, St. Louis and Vancouver. He later served as assistant coach with Quebec.
1957: Former NHL defenseman Dan Poulin born in Robertsville, Que. Poulin played in the NHL 1981-82 through 1982-83 with the Minnesota North Stars and Philadelphia.
1961: Former NHL goalie Don Beaupre born in Waterloo, Ont. Beaupre played in the NHL 1980-81thru 1996-97 with the Minnesota North Stars, Washington, Ottawa and Toronto.
1967: The expansion Minnesota North Stars played their third preseason game in team history (and third in three nights), and suffered the first loss in team history, 6-2 to the Los Angeles Kings in a game played at Guelph, Ontario.
1978: J.P. Parise retires after 12 NHL seasons and is named a Minnesota North Stars assistant coach.
1994: The Minnesota Moose of the newly formed IHL played their first game in franchise history, a pre-season game on the road against the Denver Grizzlies, at the Denver University Arena.
2000: Minnesota Wild played their first preseason game in franchise history, a 3-3 tie against the San Jose Sharks, in a game played at Portland, Oregon.
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