In this post, I’m sharing a trivia matching quiz that will help you know more about the great players of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ history.
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Directions: For Great Players in Maple Leafs History
Start by reading the name of the player in the middle column. Then look down the right-hand column and find the correct information about that player. When you have found the correct information, place the letter before the description in the space on the left column.
When you are finished, the Answer Key is below.
|Correct Letter |
|Name of Player||What that Player Is Known For or Has Accomplished|
|1. Darryl Sittler||A. Holds the record for the most points scored in a single game by a Maple Leaf|
|2. Doug Gilmour||B. Got his nickname because he had so many facial freckles|
|3. Jim Pappin||C. First Swede to play for the Maple Leafs and become a Hall of Famer|
|4. Mats Sundin||D. Voted the greatest Leaf player of all time by fans in 2016|
|5. Borje Salming||E. Was known as “The Big __” because he was 6-foot-1|
|6. Frank Mahovlich||F. Scored an amazing 35 points in 21 games in the 1993 Stanley Cup Playoffs|
|7. Johnny Bower||G. Was nicknamed “The China Wall”|
|8. Turk Broda||H. His name is attached to a great Canadian restaurant chain|
|9. Tim Horton||I. Came to the Maple Leafs from the Quebec Nordiques for Wendel Clark|
|10. Dave Keon||J. Scored the Cup-winning goal in overtime of Game 6 in the 1967 Stanley Cup Finals|
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Answer Key for Great Players in Maple Leafs’ History
- A – Darryl Sittler holds the record for the most points scored in a single game by a Maple Leaf (10 points in a game against the Boston Bruins in 1976)
- F – Doug Gilmour Scored an amazing 35 points in 21 games in the 1993 Stanley Cup Playoffs
- J – Jim Pappin scored the Cup-winning goal in overtime of Game 6 in the 1967 Stanley Cup Finals (ending a 21-year championship drought for the Leafs)
- I – Mats Sundin came to the Maple Leafs from the Quebec Nordiques for Wendel Clark
- C – Borje Salming was the first Swede to play for the Maple Leafs and became a Hall of Famer
- E – Frank Mahovlich was known as “The Big M” because he was 6-foot-1 – that was big back in the day.
- G – John William Bower was nicknamed “The China Wall”
- B – Turk Broda got his nickname because he had so many facial freckles (Turk was short for Turkey Egg)
- H – Tim Horton’s name is attached to the great Canadian restaurant chain
- D – Dave Keon was voted the greatest Maple Leafs’ player of all time by fans in 2016
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