View NHL history for specific dates. Check out what records on specific dates that have been broken by NHL greats such as Wayne Gretzky, Bobby Orr, Mario Lemieux, Gordie Howe, Maurice Richard, Martin Brodeur, Dominik Hasek and more. NHL History and NHL milestones are listed here for every single day of the year. Use the search tool to find a specific date or record on a specific day. If you find any errors, use they contact us form and I will have the text adjusted.