NHL All-Stars win first "official" All-Star game
Oct. 13, 1947
The NHL played two all-star games in the 1930s, but they were considered benefit affairs. Tonight, the first "official" all-star contest is played, pitting the defending Stanley Cup champion Toronto Maple Leafs against the best players of the other five teams.
Before a standing room only crowd of 14,318 in Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens, the home team takes a 3-2 lead after two periods, with all three Toronto goals coming against Montreal netminder Bill Durnan. ...
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