Gary Bettman’s dream has come true:
On any given night, any National Hockey League team can beat any other NHL team.
Your Montreal Canadiens are in tough Tuesday night against the young, fast Edmonton Oilers.
This day in 1942, Canadiens legend Maurice Richard scored the first goal of his NHL career. Exactly 10 years later, he scored No. 325, passing Nels Stewart for No. 1 on the NHL’s all-time list. The Gazette’s summary and mention of goal No. 1, and video of Rocket’s 325th, from CBC as posted on YouTube: