On This Day March 17th.

March 17: On this night in 1934, the Leafs decided to honour their star Irish defenseman on St. Patrick's day in grand fashion. It was a night fit for a king, King Clancy. During a pre-game ceremony, Clancy was towed onto the ice on a large float dressed in king's apparel much to the pleasure of the crowd at Maple Leaf Gardens. He then began the game in a green sweater with a shawrock on the back. Clancy was the first Leaf to ever be honoured with a special night of his own. The Leafs defeated the Rangers 3-2.

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