Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Maple Leafs 1980s
Bill Derlago. Vaive led the team in goals and points, but Derlago's 50 helpers were tops on the Leafs. Salming's 44 assists were good for second.
Bob Sauve. Amongst the other Leaf goalies in the 80's were Bunny Laroque, Mike Palmateer, Allan Bester, Ken Wregget, Jeff Reese, Peter Ing, and Mark Laforest.
Todd Warrener. Warrener was traded to the Leafs with Mats Sundin for Wendel Clark.
|Who coached the Leafs to their only .500 season of the 1980's in 1989-1990?||Leafs in the 1980s
Doug Carpenter. Carpenter was fired early on in his next season.
|Since being traded to the Leafs in the mid-90's, Tie Domi had established himself as one of Hockey's greatest enforcers. Who originally drafted Domi?||Leafs in the 1980s
Toronto Maple Leafs. Domi played just two games with the Buds before they shipped him off to the Rangers. He was later dealt to Winnipeg before eventually being traded back to Toronto.
Wendel Clark. Andreychuk had 50 the year he was first traded to the Leafs, although about half were with Buffalo. The next year he had 50 with the Leafs.
|The Leafs traded away their first round pick in the 1991 draft, who went on to become Scott Niedermeyer, for a defencemen during the 1989 season. Who was he?||Leafs in the 1980s
Tom Kurvers. Kurvers initally balked at the trade, and almost refused to come to Toronto.
0. The Maple Leafs had all their sticks lined up by winning the Stanley Cup five times in the 1940s, then four more times in the 1960s. The Leafs unfortunately could not manage even a finals series appearance in the 1980s.
|Harold Ballard had what logo painted at center ice of the Maple Leaf Gardens during the 80's?||Leafs in the 1980s
Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Ballard owned the Tiger Cats, and had the logo at center with "Go Ti-Cats Go".
Montreal Canadiens. The Leafs won all 3 games out-scoring Montreal 15 to 8. Tim Bernhardt stopped 73 of 77 shots on February 9 and 10 combined.
|How many points did John Anderson and Bill Derlago combine for on April 3 at Minnesota in a 9-7 loss?||Maple Leafs: 1984-85
9. Anderson got 2 goals and 2 assists while Derlago got 3 goals and 2 assists. This was the highest scoring game the team was in all year.
Rick Vaive. Rick Vaive swore at Coach Maloney the day before at practice and this was the payback.
Jeff Brubaker. The tough winger was claimed off waivers from Edmonton in October, and quickly became a fan favorite scoring 8 goals. Terry Martin was dumped at his expense.
Dan Maloney. Former Leaf player Dan Maloney guided the Leafs to 48 points, and last overall in his first of two seasons as coach. He was a hard-nosed coach and most of the Leafs were used to the easy-going Mike Nykoluk.
John Anderson. Anderson got 14 goals in his last 10 games to end the season. Only 3 of them were scored in the first period. Ironically, these were his last 10 games as a Leaf.
|What two Leafs both scored their first NHL goals in a game at Los Angeles on Janurary 16?||Maple Leafs: 1984-85
Ken Strong and Bill Kitchen. Both Kitchen and Strong scored their first goals in a 4-3 win at L.A. in the second period. Both were December call-ups and scored 3 career goals between them.
|This Leaf netminder got hurt in goal against Boston and had to be taken off on a stretcher, but has never been given credit for playing that game?||Maple Leafs: 1984-85
Rick St. Croix. On January 9, Rick St. Croix suffered a pulled hamstring while giving up 2 consecutive shorthanded goals. Steve Kasper scored both with the second, happening at 2:47 of the first period. Tim Bernhardt replaced him and got credit for last 57:13. The record books show St. Croix playing 9 games not 10!
|What two goalies started the season for the Leafs despite each being only 19 years old?||Maple Leafs: 1984-85
Allan Bester and Ken Wregget. This appears to be the first time in NHL history that two goalies so young started the season together. The reason this never happened before is that it doesn't work. Both Wregget and Bester were in St. Catherines (AHL) by December '84.