On This Day April 15th.

April 15: On this day in 1956, Hugh "Yug" Bolton was born in Toronto, Ontario. Bolton was a Leaf for his entire NHL career, playing 235 games in blue and white between 1949 and 1956. Early in the 1956-57 season, he suffered an eventual career-ending injury when his skate got caught between the ice and the boards in a game in Montreal and the bone in his leg split right up the middle. Bolton won a Stanley Cup with the Leafs in 1951.

April 15: On this day in 2003, during the first round of the playoffs, Leaf player Shayne Corson abruptly left the team claiming he was having panic attacks and wanted to ensure for his mental well-being. Fans and team officials were left wondering if Corson had simply quit on the team due to differences with coach Pat Quinn over diminishing ice time.

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