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This Day in Habs History for Oct 26

Doug Harvey's No. 2 was retired on this day in 1986. (Photo: Canadian Press)
Doug Harvey's No. 2 was retired on this day in 1986. (Photo: Canadian Press)


1940: The Canadiens signed Ken Reardon and John Quilty.

1946: Maurice Richard scored his 8th career hat trick and added an assist and Billy Reay picked up three assists in the Canadiens' 7-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

1972: Jacques Lemaire scored twice and added two assists, and goalie Ken Dryden recorded his 11th career shutout in the Canadiens' 7-0 win against the visiting St. Louis Blues.

1985: Doug Harvey's No. 2 sweater is retired, in a pre-game ceremony before a 5-3 win over the Hartford Whalers

1993: Patrick Roy recorded his 21st career shutout to lead the Canadiens to a 2-0 win over the New Jersey Devil.

2001: Brian Savage scored his 7th career hat trick in the Canadiens 5-2 win against the Buffalo Sabres.