Firstpage Wishes. To Favorites. Young leafs archives daily He was great for hockey. In fact, Lindsay started the tradition of lifting up the Cup and skating around the ice. He picked the Cup up and skated around the boards there.
Rangers beat Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Bryan Hextall's overtime winner to claim 1940 Stanley Cup
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Toronto, April He took Phil Watson's relay, drilled it past goalie Turk Broda of the Maple Leafs and climaxed one of the greatest single game come-backs in the history of the chase for Lord Stanley's pewterware. The final score was but it doesn't tell the story. Just listen to this, you folks back there in Gotham - our Rangers were down going into the final chukker and 14, fans had counted 'em out and were mentally digging ducats for a seventh game on Tuesday. Then these dead tired Blue Shirts tapped some hidden well of energy. Forgotten were aching legs, deadened by the long play-offs. With startling suddenness the confident Leafs were tossed into confusion and the Rangers began to ride the icy plains.
What is it about home ice? The Toronto attack seems to forget where home is and the friendlies in the crowd. Losing to Calgary and then Dallas without the Big M must be giving coach Babcock scratching his head. The club is loaded with talent but seems to sag when it come to playing on home ice. In all the years Wayne Gretzky tore up the league but was rarely hurt was because he was always protected by a team mate.
Schmaltz, 25, had two assists in 20 regular-season games with the Stanley Cup champions last season. Clarkson is expected to be placed on long-term injured reserve by Toronto at some point to clear up cap space. Freddie Andersen might have another level to reach.