On This Day March 21st.

March 21: On this day in 1931, the Leafs played their last game of the 1930-31 regular season and saved their biggest output for the end. They outscored the Ottawa Senators 9-6. It marked the first time in club history that two Leaf players recorded hat tricks in the same game. Charlie Conacher had three goals and Ace Bailey added four more.

March 21: On this day in 1948, the Leafs ended the 1947-48 season with a 5-2 win in Detroit. Leaf captain Syl Apps went out in style scoring a hat trick in the last regular season game of his career. The Leafs finished in first place overall for the first time during the "Original Six" era and went on to win the Stanley Cup for the second season in a row. 

March 21: On this day in 1954, the Leafs ended their season on a sour note with a 6-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings. During the 1953-54 season however, the Leafs set an NHL record that stands to this day for the fewest goals allowed (131) in a minimum 70-game schedule. The NHL has played a minimum of 70 regular season games since 1949-50. The Montreal Canadiens equalled the record a couple of seasons later, but never surpassed it.

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