Dec. 18, 1953

Dec. 18, 1953 The Toronto Maple Leafs were at the Garden, just after learning of the fines handed down following a war with the Montreal Canadiens a week earlier. A whopping 15 misconduct penalties were assessed - eight for the Habs, seven for the Leafs. Each player received $25 fines. Big money had yet to materialize in the NHL. As for the Leafs’ visit to Boston, the Bruins won, 3-2, thanks to goals from Eddie Sandford, Fleming Mackel and Woody Dumart. Toronto didn’t back off from their physical play - two of the Bruins’ goals were on a power play. ...

December 18, 2023|Categories: Boston Garden, Bruins, History, NHL|Tags: , , |0 Comments

May 24, 1967

May 24, 1967 Further evidence that pitching a no-hitter does not signify pitching greatness: Red Sox minor league hurler Dave Vineyard tossed a no-hitter for the Toronto (baseball) Maple Leafs over the Rochester Red Wings – for whom Vineyard threw a no-hitter in 1966. The Maple Leafs won, 2-1, with the Red Wings unearned run courtesy of a walk, an error and a fielder’s choice ground ball. Vineyard’s taste of big-league living came in 1964 for the Orioles, with 19 appearances. You May Have Missed... Fresh Content Direct to Your Inbox ...

May 24, 2022|Categories: History, Red Sox|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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