By scoring two goals in the St. Louis Blues' 9-4 victory in Detroit, Brett Hull becomes only the third player in NHL history to score 50 goals in fewer than 50 games. He did it in 49.
Detroit's Gordie Howe gets his first goal in his first game in the NHL, a 3-3 tie with the Maple Leafs.
Gordie Howe, 52, plays the final regular season game of his 32-year career. Skating for the Hartford Whalers, he gets a goal and an assist in a 5-3 win over his former team, Detroit.
Howie Morenz becomes the NHL's all-time top scorer when he notches his 247th goal in the Canadiens' 3-0 victory over the Red Wings in Montreal.
Gordie Howe won six MVPs and six scoring titles.
Bobby Orr voted 31st greatest athlete of century.
Wednesday is the 30th anniversary of Bobby Orr's famous Cup finals goal vs. the Blues. ESPN.com looks back at the goal and other parts of Orr's career.