During the NHL’s hiatus, we at the Last Word on Hockey are going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history for May 29th, featuring Brent Seabrook.
Today in Hockey History
Brent Seabrook Helps Blackhawks Complete Rally
2013: The Chicago Blackhawks defeneman scored 3:35 into overtime as they won Game 7, 2-1. Seabrook’s goal helps Chicago rally from three games to one down over the Detroit Red Wings. It’s the first time the franchise rallied from that deficit and the 25th time in league history. Chicago wins the Western Conference Semifinal, four games to three.
Other Notable Events
2001: Roy becomes the first goalie to start 100 straight playoff games for one team. He makes 18 saves, but the Avs fall to the New Jersey Devils, 2-1, in Game 2 of the Final.
2017: Jake Guentzel scores with 3:17 left in regulation as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Nashville Predators in Game 1 of the Final. Pittsburgh scores five times on 12 shots on goal and goes without a shot in the second period in the 5-3 win.
Happy Birthday to You
1906: Art Chapman
1965: Brian Noonan
1967: Mike Keane
1973: Jason Dawe
1975: Jason Allison
1985: Nathan Horton
1988: Steve Mason