35 years ago Gerry Cheevers retired as a player and was named head coach of the Bruins for the 1980-81 season. With a record of 204-126-46, he ranks 7th in career winning percentage (.604) for NHL coaches with more than 250 games experience.
1973 - Chris Oddleifson ties a club record with four goals in an 8-1 win at the California Seals. It is also a team record for most goals in a game by a rookie.
1978 - Gerry Cheever's 16-game unbeaten streak is snapped at 12-0-4 with a 6-1 loss at the Montreal Canadiens.
1965 Detroit Red Wings obtained Parker MacDonald from Boston in exchange for Pit Martin.