NHL: Did You Know? More Fun Facts

Daniel ArouchianSenior Analyst IAugust 25, 2010

  • On October 11, 1984  Mario Lemieux scored his first goal  On his first shot of his first shift of his first NHL game.

  • On December 19, 1917 while playing for the Montreal Wanderers Dave Ritchie scored the very first goal in the NHL.

  • Maurice Richard coached the Quebec Nordiques before resigning after two games.

  • Former Montreal Canadiens Doug Jarvis played 934 consecutive games between October 8, 1975 and  October 10, 1987

  • During the 1970-71 season Phil Esposito had 550 shots on goal.

  • On March 11, 1979 Randy Holt accumulated a total of 67 minutes of penalties in one game.