May 27

Chicago’s Chris Chelios became the first defenseman in playoff history to get 2 straight overtime game winners, when he scored at 5:35 of OT, to give the Blackhawks a 4-3 win at Vancouver, and a four game sweep in the Western Conf Semi-Finals. 

84/85 OPC # 259 RC

Obtained black sharpie sig IP.


May 26

Chicago’s Bobby Hull was named the winner of the NHL’s Hart Trophy, as the league’s MVP.

69/70 OPC  # 216

Obtained blue ink sig IP.

May 25 

Winnipeg Jets named Bob Murdoch as their new head coach, replacing Rick Bowness, who had been an interim coach.

75/76 OPC # 33

Obtained blue ink sig TTM.

May 24 

Boston Bruins fired Head Coach Don Cherry, after five years with the team.

74/75 OPC # 161 RC

Obtained blue ink sig IP (also included Blue)

May 23

Buffalo Sabres named Floyd Smith as new head coach, replacing Joe Crozier.

95/96 Parkhurst # 52

Received blue sharpie sig IP.

May 22

California Golden Seals purchased Dennis Hextall from the Los Angeles Kings.

71/72 OPC # 244

Obtained blue ink sig TTM.

May 21

Chicago fired Rudy Pilous, who had been the Black Hawks’ coach for five years. Two weeks later Billy Reay was named as the new team coach.

61/62 Topps # 23

Obtained blue ink sig TTM.