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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

This Day in NHL History 1998 Aug 26

August 26

Mike Gartner (the 5th highest goal scorer in NHL history) retired after 19 seasons in the league. Gartner scored 708 goals, 627 assists and 1,335 career points, the 18th most in NHL history at the time of his retirement.



80/81 OPC #195 RC

Obtained black sharpie auto IP.

Monday, August 25, 2014

This Day in NHL History 1977 Aug 25

August 25

Hockey Hall of Fame inducted it's newest members: Alex Delvecchio, Tim Horton, and builders Harold Ballard, Joseph Cattarinch, and John "Bunny" Ahearne.





1983 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Fire Set

Obtained TTM. I never noticed until now that it was signed on the back also. And I've had this for over 20 years.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

This Day in NHL History 1972 Aug 24

August 24

Hockey Hall of Fame inducted it's newest members: Gordie Howe, Jean Beliveau, Bernie Geoffrion, Hap Holmes, Reg "Hooley" Smith and builder Weston Adams. Howe would return to the NHL in 1979-80 to play one final season.



94/95 Zellers Masters of Hockey #4 postcard

Obtained black sharpie auto IP.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

This Day in NHL History 1976 Aug 23

August 23
 
Minnesota North Stars traded goaltender Cesare Maniago to Vancouver, in exchange for Gary Smith.



70/71 OPC # 173

Received blue ink sig TTM.

Friday, August 22, 2014

This Day in NHL History 1975 Aug 22

August 22

Detroit obtained goaltender Peter McDuffe and Glen Burdon from the Kansas City Scouts, in exchange for goaltender Bill McKenzie and Gary Bergman.




75/76 OPC # 256
Card even has the trade line added with today's day.

Obtained black sharpie TTM.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

This Day in NHL History 1984 Aug 21

August 21

Toronto signed Rocky Saganiuk as a free agent.



Maple Leafs postcard

Obtained blue ink sig IP.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

This Day in NHL History 1982 Aug 20

August 20

Don Lever was named as the New Jersey Devils' first Team Captain.



84/85 OPC #112

Obtained blue ink sig IP.