Terry Sawchuk July 10 NHL History
1957: In a trade of future Hockey Hall of Fame members, the Detroit Red Wings send forward Johnny Bucyk to the Boston Bruins and re-acquire goaltender Terry Sawchuk


1957: In a trade of future Hockey Hall of Fame members, the Detroit Red Wings send forward Johnny Bucyk to the Boston Bruins and re-acquire goaltender Terry Sawchuk, who they traded to Boston two years earlier. Sawchuk spends the next seven seasons with Detroit, plays with the Toronto Maple Leafs for three seasons, and spends one season each with the Los Angeles Kings, Red Wings and New York Rangers. He dies on May 31, 1970 after an accident.

After scoring 11 goals in two seasons with the Red Wings, Bucyk scores a Bruins-record 545 during 21 seasons in Boston. He helps the Bruins win the Stanley Cup in 1970 and ’72.

Sawchuk is inducted into the Hall in 1971. Bucyk joins him 10 years later.

1971: Defenseman Adam Foote is born in Toronto. Foote is taken by the Quebec Nordiques with the No. 22 pick in the 1989 NHL Draft, joins them in 1991 and helps the franchise, which relocates to Denver and becomes the Colorado Avalanche, win the Stanley Cup in 1996 and 2000. He plays with Colorado until 2005-06, joins the Columbus Blue Jackets for two-plus seasons but returns to the Avalanche in 2008 and remains until his retirement after the 2010-11 season. He finishes his NHL career with 308 points (66 goals, 242 assists) in 1,154 games, and is the last member of the Nordiques to play in the League. The Avalanche retire his No. 52 on Nov. 2, 2013. His son Cal Foote, a defenseman, is taken by the Tampa Bay Lightning with the No. 14 pick in the 2017 draft.


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