On This Day May 29th.

May 29: On this day in 1973, the Leafs acquired goalie Dunc Wilson from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for Larry McIntyre and Murray Heatley. Wilson played 49 games in net over the next two seasons as a Leaf with a regular season record of 17-22-7. Over the course of his 10 year NHL career in the 1970's, Wilson played 287 regular season games with five different NHL teams, but not a single playoff game.

May 29: On this day in 1977, Alyn McCauley was born in Brockville, Ontario. McCauley came to the Leafs in the deal that sent Doug Gilmour to the New Jersey Devils in 1997. Alyn's greatest contribution as a Leaf came during the 2002 playoffs when he recorded 5 goals and 10 assists while helping the Leafs reach the Conference Finals. In March, 2003, McCauley was packaged along with a first round draft choice and a former Leaf first round draft choice, Brad Boyes, and sent to San Jose for Owen Nolan.

May 29: On this day in 1985, the Leafs acquired former Vezina trophy winner Don Edwards from the Calgary Flames in exchange for a 4th round draft choice. It was to be Edwards' last NHL season. With Toronto, he posted a lowly record of 12-23-0 with a GAA of 4.78 and after 38 games, the Leafs bought out the remaining two years of his contract.

May 29: On this day in 1993, The Los Angeles Kings led by Wayne Gretzky ended the Leafs long 21-game playoff run in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals. The final score was 5-4 and Gretzky had three goals and one assist. It was Gretzky's 8th career playoff hat trick, a new NHL record, surpassing Rocket Richard's 7. Doug Gilmour of the Leafs set a new franchise record with 35 points in one playoff season, a number to which no other Leaf has ever even come close.

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