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This Day In MN Hockey History

This Day in MN Hockey History: Sept. 26

Courtesy of Vintage Minnesota

1915:  NHL Hall of Famer Frank Brimsek born in Eveleth, MN.  Brimsek played in the NHL 1938-39 through 1949-50 with Boston and Chicago.

1967:  The expansion Minnesota North Stars improved to 6-1-0 in their first NHL preseason, after a 3-0 win over the Oakland Seals, in a game played at Oshawa, Ontario.  It was also their second straight shutout victory.

1974:  The Minnesota North Stars faced off against their NHL counterparts in fall exhibition games vs the WHA in games played from 72-78.  The North Stars-5 vs. Toronto Toros-3 was played on this date. 

1982:  NHL defenseman John Scott born in St. Catharines, Ont.  Scott has played in the NHL since 2008-09 with the Minnesota Wild and Chicago.

2000:  Calgary Flames acquired Jordan Leopold from the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim in exchange for Andrei Nazarov and a future draft pick.


Courtesy of Vintage Minnesota,
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