On This Day February 11th.

St. Pats Logo & Ottawa Senators LogosSt. Pats Logo & Ottawa Senators Logos
February 11: On this day in 1922, the first tie game in NHL history was played between the Toronto St. Pats and the Ottawa Senators. The game ended in a 4-4 tie, even after 20 minutes of overtime. Prior to 1922, regular season games that were tied after regulation time kept going until one team scored the winner. The 1921–22 Ottawa Senators season was the club's 37th season of play, fifth season in the NHL, and they were coming off back-to-back Stanley Cup Championship seasons, winning in 1920 and 1921. The Senators would finish in first place in the standings, but lost in the playoff to the Toronto St. Pats.

Frank NigroFrank Nigro
February 11: On this day in 1960, Frank Nigro was born in Richmond Hill, Ontario. Despite being a 4th choice, 93rd overall in 1979, Nigro made the NHL and played 68 games for the Leafs over two seasons between 1982 and 1984. As a center in a relatively hig-scoring era, more was expected of Nigro and he spent most of his second year in the minors. In 1984, he became the 2nd Leaf player of the 1980's, along with Bob Manno to leave the Leafs and go over to play in Italy.

Tim HortonTim Horton
February 11: On this day in 1961, Tim Horton began a streak of 486 consecutive games played and to this day, he holds the Leafs' team Iron Man record. Horton also holds the Leafs team record of 10 complete seasons played. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1977. Today there are Tim Horton donut shops all across Canada.

February 11: On this day in 2011, The Toronto Maple Leafs officially honoured number 13 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. This was a tribute to Mats Sundin who played for Toronto for 13 seasons. Unfortunately it was on a night that the Leafs were embarrassed 5-0 by the Montreal Canadians.
Former Toronto Maple Leaf Mats Sundin and his wife Josephine JohanssonFormer Toronto Maple Leaf Mats Sundin and his wife Josephine Johansson
Number: 13
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 231
Shoots: Right
Born: 13 Feb 1971
Birthplace: Bromma, Sweden
Acquired: Acquired from Quebec along with Garth Butcher, Todd Warriner and Philadelphia's first round choice in 1994 Entry Draft (Nolan Baumgartner) in exchange for Wendel Clark, Sylvain Lefebvre, Landon Wilson and Toronto's first round choice in 1994 Entry Draft (Jeffrey Kealty) June 28, 1994. Originally Quebec's first choice, first overall, in 1989 Entry Draft.
Drafted: QUE / 1989 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (1st overall)

Mats Sundin Banner Raising Ceremony Below
The entire Mats Sundin banner raising ceremony and speech. 2/11/2012 15:35 Mins


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