October 15, 1989 – Gretzky breaks scoring record

October 15, 1989 – Gretzky breaks scoring record

During a game against his old team, the Edmonton Oilers, Canadian ice hockey great Wayne Gretzky breaks Gordie Howe’s National Hockey League career scoring record of 1,850 points.

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March 18, 1892 – Lord Stanley donates cup

March 18, 1892 – Lord Stanley donates cup

On March 18, 1892, Lord Stanley of Preston, the sixth Governor General of Canada, announced that he will donate a challenge cup to be awarded to Canada’s top-ranking amateur hockey club.

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