On This Day February 29th.

February 29: On this day in 1960, a leap year, Dan Daoust was born in Montreal, Quebec. Daoust was acquired from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a 3rd round draft pick in December of 1982. He played 8 seasons for the Leafs during the 1980's and had a total of 87 goals and 253 points. Daoust shares the Leaf team record of four assists in one game which he accomplished in January, 1983.

February 29: On this day in 1992, Wendel Clark gave the home town fans at Maple Leaf Gardens a leap year gift when he netted the game-winning goal at 1:02 of overtime to boost the Leafs past the Chicago Blackhawks, 6-5.

February 29: on this day in 1996, the Leafs acquired Nick Kypreos and Wayne Presley from the Rangers in exchange for Sergio Momesso and Bill Berg. "Kipper" played only 54 regular season games and 5 playoff games with the Leafs before suffering a career ending head injury. He scored 4 goals as a Leaf. Presley also concluded his NHL career in Toronto, playing just 19 games as a Leaf.

February 29: On this day in 2000, Glenn Healy recorded his second and final shutout as a Leaf goaltender as the Leafs blanked the Atlanta Thrashers 4-0. Earlier in the same season, Healy was in goal for the Leafs and recorded his first shutout as a Leaf. It came against - the Atlanta Thrashers. The final score was 4-0.
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