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1989

Clint Malarchuk suffers life-threatening injury during NHL game

During a game between the St. Louis Blues and Buffalo Sabres, Steve Tuttle's skate blade hit the right front side of Malarchuk's neck. The injury was so serious, that Malarchuk believed he was going to die. Fortunately, his life was saved due to quick action by the team's athletic trainer, Jim Pizzutelli.

1984

Bryan Trottier scores a goal 5 seconds into game

Playing for the New York Islanders, Bryan Trottier scored a goal five seconds into the game against the Boston Bruins at Boston Garden, tying record for fastest goal to start a game. The 1st player who scored the quickest goal in a NHL match was Doug Smail for the Winnipeg Jets.

1967

Muhammad Ali KOs Zora Folley

Muhammad Ali knocked out Zora Folley in the 7th round. The fight took place at Madison Square Garden, New York, and it was Ali's last boxing match before his suspension from boxing, as he refused to be drafted to army service.

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