On This Day February 26th.

February 26: On this day in 1966, Toronto's Frank Mahovlich became the first player in franchise history to score 250 goals as a member of the Leafs. The "Big M" finished his Leaf playing days in 1968 after scoring 296 goals with the Leafs over 12 seasons.

February 26: On this day in 1978, the Leafs wore their names on the back of their sweaters after a new rule was passed by the NHL. Fearing that putting names on the backs of sweaters would hurt program sales, Leaf owner Harold Ballard had names sown to the back of Leaf jerseys that were exactly the same colour as the uniform, rendering them indistinguishable. He was promptly fined $10,000 by the NHL.

February 26: On this day in 2006, Mats Sundin collected an assist on the game-winning goal versus Finland, as he captained Sweden to a gold medal at 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. Also winning medals at the Olympics from the Maple Leafs were Mikael Tellqvist – Sweden (Gold), Aki Berg – Finland (Silver), Tomas Kaberle – Czech Republic (Bronze). Bryan McCabe and Head Coach Pat Quinn represented Canada, and Nik Antropov played for Kazakhstan
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