On This Day January 16th.

Ken DoratyKen Doraty
January 16:  On this day in 1934, Leaf Ken Doraty recorded his first NHL hat trick in a special way. Between the 1928-29 and 1942-43 seasons,  if the game was tied after three periods, NHL teams played a 10 minute overtime period without sudden-death provision at the end of regulation time. Doraty set an NHL record by scoring three goals in overtime. The Leafs beat the old Ottawa Senators 7-4. Ken Doraty had a total of only 15 regular season goals in his career. After his pro hockey career he coached the junior Moose Jaw Canucks for three years, and led them to the Memorial Cup finals in 1947 against the Toronto St. Michael's Majors.

Regis Pep KellyRegis "Pep" Kelly
January 16:  On this day in1938, Regis "Pep" Kelly became the first Leaf in team history to score two shorthanded goals in one game as the Leafs trounced the Chicago Black Hawks 7-2. He completed his first hat trick with the Leafs in the same game. After spending all of the 1942-43 season in the AHL, Kelly joined the Northern Ontario Hockey League for his final two seasons before taking his final lap around the rink and retiring from the game. Only one player in NHL history has ever scored three shorthanded goals in one game - Theoren Fleury for the Calgary Flames on March 9, 1991.

Al IafrateAl Iafrate
January 16:  On this day in 1991, The Leafs traded away their former first round draft choice, 4th overall in 1984, Al Iafrate to the Washington Capitals for Peter Zezel and Bob Rouse. Zezel and Rouse enjoyed some fine seasons with the Leafs through to the end of the 1993-94 season. Iafrate as well was with the Capitals until 1994.

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