On This Day March 10th.

March 10: On this day in 1955, the Leafs played the Canadiens to a 0-0 tie at the Forum in Montreal. Harry Lumley got the shutout for the Maple Leafs while Jacques Plante blanked the Leafs. An important member of the crew made its NHL debut that evening, although it obviously didn't boost scoring. The Zamboni was used to clean the ice between periods and has been used ever since.

March 10: On this day in 1984, Stewart "Stu" Gavin scored the first regular season overtime goal for the Leafs in 42 years. Regular season overtime was cancelled during the WWII years and did not resume until the 1983-84 season. Gavin's game winner came in a 4-3 Leafs victory over Detroit. Stu Gavin was a Leafs draft pick in 1980 and wore the Maple Leaf for 268 games through 1985. He scored 34 goals and added 48 assists for Toronto.

March 10: On this day in 1992, the Leafs acquired Dave McLlwain and Ken Baumgartner from the N.Y. Islanders for Daniel Marois and Claude Loiselle. Incredibly, Toronto became the 4th NHL team McLlwain would play for in 1991-92 - 3 games with Winnipeg, 5 with Buffalo, 54 with the N.Y. Islanders and finally 11 with the Leafs. It tied an NHL record for most teams played for in one season. After one more season in Toronto, McLlwain was claimed in the waiver draft by the Ottawa Senators.

March 10: On this day in 2003, Leaf captain Mats Sundin recorded his 1,000th NHL point, a goal, helping the Leafs to a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers. It came in his 994th regular season game. Of his first 1,000 points, 666 were scored with the Leafs.
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