On This Day June 7th.

June 7: On this day in 1962, the Leafs acquired defenseman Kent Douglas from Springfield of the American Hockey League for a group of fringe players after catching the eye of Leafs G.M. Punch Imlach. Douglas went on to win the Calder trophy as rookie of the year in 1962-63 having played a complete 70 game schedule. He also got his name on the Cup in 1963 and remained a Leaf through 1967, but was sent to the minors in 1964 and 1967 before season end, therefore not qualifying to get his name on the holy grail again. Altogether, he played 283 regular season games and 19 playoff games with the Leafs between 1962 and 1967. Douglas was lost by the Leafs in the 1967 Expansion Draft and became an Oakland Seal.

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