Thusday, October 23, 2014
NHL Alumni face off with Police
On March 24, 1982, Rick Vaive became the first Toronto Maple Leaf to score 50 goals in a single season.
Up until then, Schumacher’s Frank Mahovolich held the Leafs record for most goals scored in a single season with 48.
Vaive’s regular setup man, Bill Derlago, played a big role in making that milestone 50th goal happen.
The Leafs were on the powerplay. Derlago carried the puck from the middle of the ice, weaved his way into the attacking zone through several St. Louis Blues players before threading the needle with a backhander to Vaive who was left alone and one-timed the puck past Blues netminder Mike Liut.
Read the entire article HERE