On This Day January 7th.

Dave "Tiger" Williams
January 7: On this day in 1975, Dave "Tiger" Williams played his first NHL game as a Toronto Maple Leaf. As of 2007, Williams was the NHL's all-time career penalty minutes leader with 3,966 regular season penalty minutes, 1,670 of them with the Leafs between 1975 and 1980. Williams was the first to crack the 3,000 penalty minute plateau in 1984-85 with the Red Wings. Tiger was also able to contribute in other ways on the score sheet. In his 407 games as a Leaf, Williams had 109 goals and 132 assists, not bad for a player who spent the equivalent of almost 28 games in the Leafs penalty box.

January 7: On this day in 2009, Sundin made his Canucks debut on January 7, 2009, in a 4–2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers, and scored his first goal with the club two games later, on January 10, a powerplay goal in a 4–2 loss to the San Jose Sharks.

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