This Day in Leafs History

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    November 20, 1974
    Toronto’s Dave Keon played in his 1,000th career NHL game, and scored his fifth career hat trick, as the Maple Leafs lost 8-5 to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Keon became the third player to appear in 1,000 games with Toronto.

    -Gus Katsaros

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    Alec Brownscombe is the founder and editor of MapleLeafsHotStove.com, where he has written daily about the Leafs since September of 2008. He’s published five magazines on the team entitled “The Maple Leafs Annual” with distribution in Chapters and newsstands across the country. He also co-hosts “The Battle of the Atlantic,” a weekly show on TSN1200 that covers the Leafs and the NHL in-depth.

    Alec is a graduate of Trent University and Algonquin College with his diploma in Journalism. In 2014, he was awarded Canada’s Best Hockey Blogger honours by Molson Canadian.

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