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Nov. 14: Hull gets 1,000th NHL point

Plus: Cheevers begins 32-game unbeaten streak, Roy first to win 200 games with two teams

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Nov. 14

1998: Brett Hull becomes the 53rd player in NHL history to reach the 1,000-point mark when he scores two goals and has an assist to help the visiting Dallas Stars defeat the Boston Bruins 3-1.

He also becomes part of the first father-son tandem to score 1,000 points in the League. Bobby Hull has 610 goals and 1,170 points in 1,063 NHL games before retiring in 1980. Brett Hull ends his career in 2005 with 1,391 points (741 goals, 650 assists).

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Nov. 13: Blues use three goalies to defeat Rangers

Plus: Esposito fourth NHL goalie with 400 wins; Bruins end 12-game losing streak to Canadiens

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Nov. 13

1968: The St. Louis Blues use three goaltenders to defeat the New York Rangers 3-1 at Madison Square Garden.

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Nov. 12: Maple Leaf Gardens opens

Plus: Gretzky gets his 20th NHL hat trick; Tikkanen scores fastest two shorthanded goals in League history

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Nov. 12

1931: The first NHL game is played at Maple Leaf Gardens.

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Nov. 11: Smith gets seven points in North Stars' victory against Jets

Plus: Ciccarelli fastest to 20 goals; Lafleur ties Richard on all-time list

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Nov. 11

1981: Bobby Smith and the Minnesota North Stars enjoy the biggest offensive nights in their history.

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Nov. 10: Hall's record consecutive games streak ends

Plus: Howe becomes NHL's all-time leading goal scorer; Roenick gets No. 500

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Nov. 10

1962: Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Glenn Hall doesn't play against the Montreal Canadiens at the Forum, ending one of the most incredible games-played streaks in any sport.

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Nov. 9: Oilers stay unbeaten through first 15 games in 1984-85

Plus: Ducks get point in 16th straight; Robitaille scores No. 600

by John Kreiser @jkreiser7713 / NHL.com Managing Editor

THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Nov. 9

Two teams set NHL marks for fastest starts on this date.

1984: The Edmonton Oilers defeat the Washington Capitals 8-5 at Capital Centre to establish an NHL record for the longest undefeated streak from the start of the season (15 games; 12 wins, three ties). Wayne Gretzky scores twice and has four assists, and Jari Kurri gets his 11th NHL hat trick and an assist. The Oilers surpass the previous record of 14 games (11-0 with three ties) set by the 1943-44 Montreal Canadiens.

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Nov. 8: Richard becomes NHL's all-time goal-scoring leader

Plus: Orr announces retirement; Crosby has five-assist night

by John Kreiser @jkreiser7713 / NHL.com Managing Editor

Memories: Richard nets 325th goal

Memories: Richard becomes NHL's all-time goals leader

On November 8, 1952, Maurice 'Rocket' Richard scored the 325th goal of his career, passing Nels Stewart as the League's all-time leading scorer

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Nov. 8

1952: Ten years to the day after scoring his first NHL goal, Maurice Richard becomes the League's all-time leader when he gets the 325th of his career during the Montreal Canadiens' 6-4 victory against the Chicago Blackhawks at the Forum.

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Nov. 7: Rangers acquire Esposito, Vadnais from Bruins for Park, Ratelle

Plus: Berenson has six-goal game for Blues; Modano becomes top U.S.-born scorer in NHL history

by John Kreiser @jkreiser7713 / NHL.com Managing Editor

THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Nov. 7

1975: The New York Rangers and Boston Bruins, archrivals for the first half of the 1970s, complete a franchise-altering trade involving three future Hockey Hall of Famers. The Rangers send center Jean Ratelle, defenseman Brad Park and minor league defenseman Joe Zanussi to the Bruins for center Phil Esposito and defenseman Carol Vadnais.

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Nov. 6: Messier scores 500th NHL goal

Plus: Gretzky reaches 1,700 points; Zetterberg gets No. 300

by John Kreiser @jkreiser7713 / NHL.com Managing Editor

THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Nov. 6

1995: Mark Messier of the New York Rangers becomes the 21st player in NHL history to score 500 goals when he gets three in a 4-2 victory against the Calgary Flames at Madison Square Garden. Messier scores No. 500 and completes the 21st hat trick of his NHL career when he beats Rick Tabaracci at 12:32 of the third period.

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Nov. 5: Beliveau scores three goals in 44 seconds for Canadiens

Plus: Hockey Hall of Fame members Apps, Broda make NHL debuts; Richter plays final game

by John Kreiser @jkreiser7713 / NHL.com Managing Editor

Memories: Beliveau's 3 PPGs

Memories: Beliveau scores 3 PPGs in 44 seconds

On November 5, 1955, Jean Beliveau nets three powerplay goals in 44 seconds, leading to a rule change of penalty termination after goals scored

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Nov. 5

1955: Jean Beliveau scores all four goals for the Montreal Canadiens in a 4-2 win against the Boston Bruins. Three of the four are power-play goals and all are scored on the same penalty, in a span of 44 seconds. Under the rules at the time, a penalized player must serve his entire minor penalty.

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