On This Day February 7th.

Bob PulfordBob Pulford
February 7: On this day in 1959, Hall-of-Famer Bob Pulford tied a Leaf team record with two short-handed goals in the same game as the Leafs downed the Detroit Red Wings 4-1. He liked to say, "My story is this," Pulford summarizes. "A Canadian kid who can play the game well is the luckiest kid in the world. There is no limit." In 1991, Bob Pulford was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Les KozakLes Kozak
February 7: On this day in 1962, Leafs forward Les Kozak played his final game in the NHL, a 2-2 tie against the Boston Bruins. In his 12 game trial with a fairly strong Leafs team, Kozak had one point, a goal. He was returned to the minors where he suffered a fractured skull injury just two weeks later. At 21 years old, Les Kozak was forced to end his professional hockey career.

Darryl SittlerDarryl Sittler
February 7: On this day in 1976, Leaf captain Darryl Sittler enjoyed the finest game of his NHL career. Sittler set an NHL record of 10 points in a single game scoring 6 goals and added 4 assists as the Leafs blasted goalie Dave Reece and the Boston Bruins 11-4. He became the first NHL'er to score hat tricks in 2 consecutive periods. Sittler also set a Leaf team record that evening of 5 points in a single period (2nd). As of 2008, no other individual has even registered as many as nine points in a single game.

February 7: On this day in 2012, Phil Kessel scored a goal at the 8:54 mark of the first period against the newly formed Winnipeg Jets in a 2 - 1 loss. This marked the third consecutive year that he scored at least 30 goals in a season.
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