On This Day January 21st.

Dick Carroll
Dick Carroll - The Yellow Jackets 1924 and 1925
January 21:  On this day in 1952, the first coach of the Toronto franchise in the NHL Dick Carroll passed away in Guelph, Ontario. Carroll coached the Toronto Arenas to the first Stanley Cup victory in NHL history in 1918. His regular season record over two seasons was 18-22-0. In 1919–20, Carroll coached the Toronto Dental Society senior team in the Ontario Hockey Association and the Toronto Canoe Club junior team that won the 1920 Memorial Cup. In 1920–21 and 1921–22, he coached the Toronto Aura Lee senior team.

Caroll then coached the Pittsburgh Yellow Jackets of the United States Amateur Hockey Association, leading them to two championships in 1924 and 1925. He then coached the Duluth Hornets of the American Hockey Association for two seasons (1926 to 1928) and the Tulsa Oilers for three seasons (1928 to 1931). Over his first five years as a coach in the AHA, Carroll's teams finished in first place four times. Staying in the AHA, Carroll coached the St. Louis Flyers (1931–32) and the Oklahoma City Warriors (1933–34), but both teams had losing records.

He was also a football and boxing coach, and was manager of the Guelph Maple Leafs baseball team of the Intercounty Baseball League, winning the league championship in 1928.

Brian BradleyBrian Bradley
January 21:  On this day in 1965, Brian Bradley was born in Kitchener, Ontario. Bradley played 85 games for the Leafs between 1991 and 1992 before being lost to the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Expansion Draft of 1992. In his first season with the Lightning, Bradley scored 42 goals and added 44 assists. By 1998, he was the all-time points leader in the Lightning's short NHL history with 300 points.

January 21:  On this day in 1995, Mats Sundin scores his first goal as a Toronto Maple leaf in a 3-2 loss to the San Jose Sharks. Sundin didn't start with the leafs initially because of the NHL lockout so he went back to sweden to play during this time. His first game was in the shortened season, Jan 20, 1995 vs (at) the LA kings. Sundin got an assist. His first goal happened in his second game January 21, 1995. A 3-2 loss at San Jose.

Thanks to B_Wforever for this information.

Below a Photo in the Toronto Star is of Mats Sundin's first goal as a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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