On This Day June 25th.

June 25: On this day in 1963, Doug Gilmour was born in Kingston, Ontario. In just 392 games between 1992 and 1997, Gilmour became one of the greatest Leaf players of all time. Incredibly, although he only played 52 playoff games in just four seasons, as of 2008 Gilmour remains the Leafs all-time playoff scoring leader with 77 points. From the time he became a Leaf, he was on a desperate mission to end Toronto's Stanley Cup drought but fell just short of his goal. Gilmour succeeded Wendel Clark as the club's captain in 1994. He was traded to New Jersey in 1997.

June 25: On this day in 1998, Leaf head coach Mike Murphy was fired by the Leafs after two seasons behind the bench and two consecutive losing seasons in which the Leafs missed the playoffs twice. He went out with a record of 60-87-17

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