On This Day March 12th.

March 12: On this day in 1931, Danny Lewicki was born in Fort William, Ontario. Lewicki made his NHL debut with the Leafs in October of 1950. His rookie season was his best as a Leaf when he contributed 16 goals and 18 assists. He was rewarded by getting his name engraved on the Stanley Cup at season end, although his name was mistakingly misspelled as Lewisky. Danny Lewicki played a total of 123 games with Toronto through 1954 when he was sold to the Rangers.

March 12: On this day in 1955, New York Ranger defenseman and Hall-of -Famer Bill Gadsby laid out one of the most devastating body checks in NHL history on Leaf defenseman Tim Horton. The result for Horton was a broken jaw as well as a broken leg. Horton missed half a year recuperating. Gadsby admitted later that it was the hardest body check he had ever delivered. During his career, Horton was regarded by many as the physically strongest player in the NHL.

March 12: On this day in 1978, Leaf captain Darryl Sittler recorded his 100th point of the 1977-78 season. He went on to finish the campaign with a team record 117 points which stood until 1992-93 when he was surpassed by Doug Gilmour's new team record of 127 single season points. As of 2008, Sittler and Gilmour are the only Leafs to have recorded 100+ point seasons and both have done it twice.
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