On This Day October 21st.

October 21: On this day in 1938, Leaf defenseman Carl Brewer was born in Toronto, Ontario. Brewer, along with Tim Horton, Allan Stanley and Bob Baun formed the nucleus of the Leaf Stanley Cup winning championships of the 1960's. Brewer was not a member of the '67 Leaf team however as he retired prematurely and unexpectedly in 1965. He returned to the Leafs for 20 games during the 1979-80 season.

October 21: On this day in 1943, ex-Leaf Larry Mickey was born in Lacombe, Alberta. As a bit of a vagabond player, Mickey played for 7 different teams in his 11 year NHL career. He was with the Leafs on right wing for 55 games during the 1968-69 season where he recorded a career high 27 points. In July of 1982, he comitted suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning at the age of 38.

October 21: On this day in 1959, future Leaf goaltender, Vincent Tremblay was born in Quebec City, Quebec. Tremblay was one of several goalies the Leafs used in the early 1980's in a desperate search to establish a number one man between the pipes. Over four seasons, Tremblay registered a record of 12 wins, 22 losses, and 8 ties as a Leaf with a rather hefty 4.69 G.A.A.

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