On This Day February 6th.

February 6: On this day in 1932, Charlie Conacher scored seven seconds into the game to set a record that stood for 41 years (Toronto defeated Boston 6-0).

Bill Barilko Bill Barilko Program - Stanley Cup finals program is from Saturday, April 16, 1949, the night the Toronto Maple Leafs made hockey history by beating the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 to sweep the series and become the first NHL team to win three consecutive Stanley Cup titles.
February 6: On this day in 1947, defenseman Bill Barilko played his first NHL game after being called up from Hollywood of the Pacific Coast Hockey League. The Leafs lost 8-2 in Montreal but Bashin' Bill and the Leafs went on to win the Stanley Cup that spring and three more times over the next four years. Barilko was a tough, hard-hitting defenseman and led the league in penalty minutes in 1947-48. He had 62 points in 252 regular season games between 1947 and 1951 but his most famous goal, and probably the most famous goal in Leafs team history was his Cup winner in overtime of Game 5 against the Canadiens in 1951. It was Barilko's last shot on goal. He died tragically at the tender age of 24 in a small plane crash on August 26, 1951. His remains were found 11 years later in 1962 after the Leafs had won their next Stanley Cup. His jersey number 5 is one of only two to be retired in Maple Leafs team history.

February 6: On this day in 2000, the NHL's elite met at the A.C.C. in Toronto to play what worked out to be the 50th All-Star game. The first annual affair was in 1947, but in recognition of four benefit games that were played before that and the fact that 2 international mini-series had replaced the All-Star games of 1979 and 1987, this one worked out to be number 50. It was the first All-Star game hosted by Toronto since 1968. Leaf coach Pat Quinn was behind the bench for the North America All-Stars and Scotty Bowman coached the World All-Stars. Players representing the Leafs were Curtis Joseph for N.A. and Mats Sundin and Dmitry Yushkevich for the World team. Final Score - World 9, - N.A. 4.

February 6: On this day in 2010, Leafs goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere became the first goaltender in franchise history to open his debut season with back-to-back shutout wins. He made 30 saves to win for the second game in a row since he was acquired in a trade with Anaheim Jan. 31. It was an energetic 5-0 win over the Ottawa Senators.

February 6: On this day in 2012, The Maple Leafs tied a team franchise record in not allowing a power play goal in 15 games. The Maple Leafs had gone 12 consecutive games (Jan. 3-31) without allowing a power-play goal, which is their longest streak in more than 70 years. Their penalty kill has been a perfect 16-for-16 in that stretch. The last time Toronto posted at least a 12-game streak without a power-play goal against was a 15-game stretch during the 1940-41 NHL season.
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