Hockey's greatest stars dominate the NHL record book with performances such as Wayne Gretzky's 92-goal season in 1981-82, Bobby Orr winning scoring titles as a defenseman and Martin Brodeur piling up 120 (and counting) shutouts. But the record book also is home to a number of players who weren't household names -- players whose brush with greatness was confined to a single night.
Here are some of the greatest one-night stands, so to speak, in NHL history:
March 4, 1941
The native of Eveleth, Minn., lasted just two seasons and played all of 74 NHL games, but that was more than enough time to earn his line in the record book for most saves by a goaltender in a single game.