Lou Fontinato #8 of the New York Rangers is held back after he and Gordie Howe #9 of the Detroit Red Wings incite a brawl during a game in the 1950's at Madison Square Garden in New York. // Lou Fontinato and Gordie Howe of the Detroit Red Wings (Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty Images)

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Lou Fontinato #8 of the New York Rangers is held back after he and Gordie Howe #9 of the Detroit Red Wings incite a brawl during a game in the 1950's at Madison Square Garden in New York.

It was a series that was missing Gordie Howe due to injury and lacked home games at Madison Square Garden because the circus was in New York. (Games 2 and 3 were played in Toronto). So with all the irregularities, it just made sense that Game 7 of the 1950 Stanley Cup final would need double overtime. That's when Pete Babando of the Detroit Red Wings scored the biggest goal of his NHL career, giving his team a 4-3 win over the New York Rangers.

* Bing: Where is Gordie Howe now?