May 24, 2016

Great Moments In Hockey History: Gretzky Downs Leafs In Game Seven

May 29, 1993: With the city of Toronto ready to erupt in celebration of the Leafs' first trip to a Stanley Cup Final since 1967, and with the Leafs eternal rivals the Montreal Canadiens already waiting in the Final, Wayne Gretzky steals the show. Gretzky scores a goal in each period - the third standing up as the game-winner - to lead the Los Angeles Kings to a Game 7 victory in Maple Leaf Gardens and into the 1993 Final.

Of course, Leafs fans remember it slightly differently. They will tell you there probably never should have been a game 7, as Wayne Gretzky got away with a high stick penalty in game 6:

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