On This Day October 2nd.

October 2: On this day in 1960, ex-Leaf Glenn Anderson was born in Vancouver B.C. After a spectacular career with the Edmonton Oilers, Anderson was traded to Toronto in September of 1991. Anderson recorded his 1000th regular season point as a Leaf in February of 1993. He played his 1,000th NHL game as a Leaf the following November. As a Leaf, he scored 63 of his 498 career goals. Anderson lucked out at the trade deadline in 1994 when he was sent to the soon-to-be Stanley Cup champion New York Rangers in exchange for Mike Gartner. It was Anderson's 6th and final Stanley Cup victory.

October 2: On this day in 1968, former Leaf defenseman Glen Wesley was born in Red Deer, Alberta. Wesley had played several seasons for Hartford/Carolina before being acquired by the Leafs just before the 2003 playoffs for a 2nd round draft choice. Wesley played just 12 games in a Leaf uniform and then re-signed with Carolina where he won a Stanley Cup in 2006.

October 2: On this day in 1989, the Leafs obtained center Dave Hannan on waivers from Pittsburgh. Hannan played 148 games for the Leafs in the early 1990's and recorded 53 points. In his NHL career, Hannan won Stanley Cups with Edmonton before he became a Leaf as well as with Colorado in his days after Toronto.

October 2: On this day in 1999, the Leafs opened the 1999-00 season with a 4-1 victory in Montreal. Toronto finished the 1999-00 regular season with a record of 45-27-7-3, good enough for first place in the Northeast Division, and fourth place in the Eastern Conference. It was the first 100 point season in team history.

October 2: On this day in 2000, the Maple Leafs acquired defenseman Bryan McCabe from Chicago in exchange for Alexander Karpotsev and a 4th round draft choice.

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