Cross Checks: This Day in Sports History

This Day in Sports History: 2004 lockout begins

September, 15, 2011
9/15/11
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On This Day in Sports History, Sept. 15, 2004, the NHL announced it was going into a lockout:

This Day In Sports History: Gretzky traded

August, 9, 2011
8/09/11
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On this date in sports history, the unthinkable happened. Edmonton traded Wayne Gretzky to Los Angeles. A look back at one of the biggest sports trades ever:


For more on the Gretzky trade, check out the "30 for 30" documentary Kings Ransom.

This Day in History: A dynasty begins

May, 24, 2011
5/24/11
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On May 24, 1980, Bobby Nystrom's game-winner in overtime clinched the New York Islanders' first of four straight Stanley Cups:

This Day In Sports History: Orr, B's win Cup

May, 10, 2011
5/10/11
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May 10, 1070

On This Day in Sports History, Bobby Orr's iconic overtime goal helped the Boston Bruins win the Stanley Cup:


This Day in Sports History: The Whalers leave Hartford

May, 6, 2011
5/06/11
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On This Day in Sports History, May 6, 1997, the Whalers franchise left Hartford for Carolina. The newly named Hurricanes went on to win a Stanley Cup in 2006.

Cue up the Brass Bonanza!



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