On This Day February 27th.

February 27: On this day in 1908, Maple Leaf Andy Blair was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Blair played 358 regular season games and 38 playoff games with the Leafs between 1928 and 1936. He recorded the highest point total of his NHL career in his first season in the league with 27 points in 44 games. He won a Cup with the Leafs in 1932 and had an assist on Ken Doraty's playoff overtime goal in 1933 that ended the second longest game in NHL history. Blair was the first player in NHL history to wear a mustache.

February: On this day in 1963, left-winger Andre Champagne played his 2nd and final game as a Leaf injury callup and as an NHL'er. He was held off the scoresheet in both games. The Leafs won the Cup in 1963, but Andre was not around to sip the bubbly.

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