On This Day March 25th.

March 25: On this day in 1922, Toronto goaltender John Ross Roach blanked the Vancouver Millionaires 6-0, recording the first Stanley Cup shutout victory by a goaltender in NHL play.

Bill BarilkoBill Barilko (March 25, 1927 – c. August 26, 1951)
March 25: On this day in 1927, William "Bashin' Bill" Barilko was born. He became famous for his sensational Stanley cup winning goal for the Toronto Maple Leafs on April 21, 1951. Four months later, on August 26, 1951, he joined his dentist Henry Hudson on a flight aboard Hudson's Fairchild 24 floatplane to Seal River, Quebec, for a fishing trip. On the return trip, the single-engine plane disappeared and its passengers remained missing. On June 7, 1962, helicopter pilot Ron Boyd discovered the wreckage of the plane about 100 kilometres (60 miles) north of Cochrane, Ontario (about 35 miles off course). The cause of the crash was deemed to have been a combination of pilot inexperience, poor weather and overloaded cargo. Notably, the Maple Leafs won the Stanley Cup that year, after an eleven year drought while he was missing. The Tragically Hip's song "Fifty Mission Cap", from their 1992 album Fully Completely, features Barilko's tragic story and the lack of another Leafs championship "until 1962, the year he was discovered."

March 25: On this day in 1964, Ken Wregget was born in Brandon, Manitoba. Wregget was selected 45th overall by Toronto in the 1982 Entry Draft and made his Leaf debut in goal during the 1983-84 season. He became Toronto's number one goalie on a mediocre Leaf team for six seasons through 1989. Wregget's record was a dismal 55-112-17 with a 4.34 GAA. He was traded to Philadelphia and later won a Cup with the 1992 Pittsburgh Penguins.

March 25: On this day in 1993, Buffalo's Grant Fuhr became just the second goaltender in NHL history to win 10 or more games with two teams in one season when the Sabres won 6-4 at Chicago. Fuhr had previously won 13 games with the Leafs before being traded to Buffalo on February 2, 1993. The Leafs opted to stick with an unexperienced Felix Potvin in goal to the end of the 1992-93 season and right through their deep playoff run of 1993.

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