On This Day March 6th.

March 6: On this day in 1911, Frank "Buzz" Boll was born in Filmore, Saskatchewan. Boll played 213 games on left wing for the Leafs of the 1930's. While waiting for a roster spot with the Maple Leafs, Boll worked for Conn Smythe as a night watchman on site at the construction of Maple Leaf Gardens in 1931. He became a full-fledged Leaf player in 1933. Boll had exactly 100 points as a Leaf through 1939 when he was part of a 5 for 1 package the Leafs gave up to obtain Sweeney Schriner from the New York Americans. Buzz Boll led the NHL in scoring with 10 points during the 1936 playoffs. He passed away on New Year's Day, 1990. 

March 6: On this day in 1920, Mickey Roach of the Toronto St. Pats became the first American born player to score five goals in one NHL game as Toronto defeated the Quebec Bulldogs 11-2. Roach was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1895. His NHL career of 211 total games included only 30 with Toronto where he scored a total of 12 goals.
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