It is a Saturday edition of "This Day". There are always firsts in NHL history and this one just happens to be one from good old Mr. Hockey himself. Here is today's moment.
March 05, 1963
Detroit's Gordie Howe scored a goal to become the first player in NHL history to score 1,200 career points. The milestone came in his 1,112th regular season game, a 4-3 loss to the Canadiens in Detroit.