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This Date in NHL History

Nov. 14: Hull reaches 1,000 points

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

by John Kreiser @jkreiser7713 / NHL.com Managing Editor

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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1936: Defenseman King Clancy of the Toronto Maple Leafs scores the 137th and final goal of his NHL career in a 6-2 victory against the Chicago Blackhawks at Maple Leaf Gardens. Clancy beats Mike Karakas on a penalty shot at 5:50 of the third period to break a 2-2 tie. The future Hall of Famer retires one week later.

 

1957: Ted Lindsay of the Blackhawks scores the 325th goal of his NHL career during a 5-2 loss to the Bruins at Boston Garden to become the No. 3 goal scorer in League history. Only Maurice Richard of the Montreal Canadiens and longtime linemate Gordie Howe of the Detroit Red Wings are ahead of Lindsay.

Video: 'Terrible Ted' Lindsay took on all comers for Detroit

 

1971: Bruins goaltender Gerry Cheevers begins an NHL-record 32-game unbeaten streak (24-0-8) with an 11-2 victory against the Los Angeles Kings at Boston Garden. Cheevers finishes with 29 saves, defenseman Bobby Orr has his second NHL hat trick and three assists, and Phil Esposito scores twice and has three assists.

 

1979: The Washington Capitals name 26-year-old Gary Green as their new coach, replacing Dan Belisle. Green becomes the youngest coach in NHL history. Washington does not qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs under Green, who is fired after the Capitals start the 1981-82 season by going 1-12-0 in their first 13 games.

 

2001: Patrick Roy becomes the first goaltender in League history to earn 200 victories with two teams (Canadiens, Colorado Avalanche). He makes 26 saves in Colorado's 1-0 victory against the visiting Minnesota Wild. It's Roy's 54th NHL shutout. He finishes his career with 551 victories, 289 with Montreal and 262 with Colorado.

 

2009: Tim Jackman of the New York Islanders scores the fastest goal in NHL history by a player celebrating his birthday. Jackman, playing on his 28th birthday, scores 16 seconds into a 5-4 shootout loss to the Florida Panthers.

 

2013: Jamie Benn has six points to help the Stars defeat the Calgary Flames 7-3 at Scotiabank Saddledome. Benn has a goal and five assists, including one of each of the four goals scored by linemate Tyler Seguin.

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