On This Date: October 9
1989 - Reggie Lemelin makes 24 saves in a 2-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens. It is Boston’s first shutout over Montreal in Boston since Mar. 8, 1970 and the first overall since Jan. 19, 1974.
1999 -The Bruins play their first game under the League’s new four-on-four overtime format, tying the Philadelphia Flyers in a 1-1 game.
2000 - Mike Knuble scores Boston's first shorthanded goal since Dec. 19, 1998 in a 4-2 win over Florida.
1942: Garry Peters is born in Regina, Saskatchewan
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