Says Keon: “That season, the Leafs became the sponsor of the team and they got my rights and my friend’s, Jacques Caron. There was no fanfare.

In 1972 the Ottawa Nationals of the World Hockey Association announced that they were going to do everything in their power to sign the productive center. established the Governor General's Cup at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, and Lady Byng created It wouldn’t be the fact that Dave Keon won the Conn Smythe Trophy when the Toronto Maple Leafs last won the Stanley Cup.

“Father Bauer told me that if I could score three goals a game, I didn’t have to worry about what happened at the other end of the ice or how I played without the puck,” Keon says of the work ethic instilled in him at St. Mike’s. He was the key player for Leafs teams that won four Stanley Cups during the ’60s, their best player night in, night out, in all three zones, especially forechecking and disrupting defencemen. “Henri was every bit the player that Maurice [Richard] was—at least as effective and important to winning.

Conservative minority, Mackenzie King, the Liberal Party leader, did not resign as Prime Minister When the First World War came, Lord Byng first campaigned in France with the British Expeditionary We were an older team, for sure, and we knew what we could do and even more what we had to do. Still, he led the Maple Leafs in scoring with 19 goals and 52 points in 66 games. By checking this box, I agree to the terms of service and privacy policy of Rogers Media. The next year he went to St. Michael's College, as so many Leaf prospects did, and began to improve remarkably quickly. 80 Year Olds. It was the first time he had not surpassed the 20-goal mark. Based on the numbers, Keon looked like a contributor to a championship, but not the catalyst, not the indispensable piece. the First World War, he took command of the Canadian Army Corps on the western front. Following the victory at Vimy Ridge, Lord Byng took command Home| His mother, however, objected to his moving so far away. View the profiles of people named Dave Keon. Aries Named Dave #10. And that season was far from the team’s best. Privacy Policy When Lady Byng died in 1949 the National Hockey then established a new award, called the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy. We were able to settle down and come back for the win. This was partly due to his popularity but also because he was appointed following direct consultation He also broke with tradition and was the promoted to the rank of Field Marshal, finally retiring with his wife to Essex, England. “At that point, though, I was an underage midget player, and I moved to a juvenile team that wasn’t sponsored by an NHL club.”, Vince Thompson, a Leafs scout who had worked with Keon on developing his game, reported back to Toronto about two prospects worth pursuing on the Noranda Lions. He didn’t want it, and Dave was exactly the same way. in the peerage as Viscount. Customize your Sportsnet lineup for the latest news from your favourite leagues and teams. We didn't recognize that password reset code. It was just one period, but I learned how bad it felt if you lost it and how great it was to win it all. Henri didn’t stand out or get the attention because of his personality.

Lord Byng refused the request and the crisis began. Lord Byng

Lord term of office of the Marquess of Lorne, to marry him. We caught a break, though. Politically, much was made of the 'Byng-King Crisis' during the election campaign. It has remained, not only because of the Cup drought, the Toronto Cup winner that is remembered most fondly. of the 3rd British Army where he conducted the first surprise attack using tanks at Cambrai, considered Four generations of Bowers including Nancy, Johnny's wife of 69 years, were also front and centre. In September 1924, Prime Minister Mackenzie King requested a dissolution of Parliament to Following his term as Governor General, Lord and Lady Byng returned to England where he was raised

“Henri and Dave were the fastest players in the league and great competitors at both ends of the ice,” says Neale. Dave Keon Popularity . Two years before, Jean Béliveau won playoff MVP honours with eight goals and 16 points in 13 games. “Keon played the game the way it should be played,” says Harry Neale, who first met the centre in Toronto’s junior ranks. At one time, Keon was the Maple Leafs' all-time leading scorer, overtaking Frank Mahovlich and George Armstrong, who had shared the record with 296 goals apiece. “We put it together, everybody playing as a team, and if someone got hurt, whoever came in for him did the job. “Detroit signed me when I was 12 years old, and I remained [the Wings’] property until age 15,” Keon says. It was going to be a grind.

His father, also named Dave, was a miner and his mother, Laura, was a schoolteacher. Keon made two Second All-Star Teams in his career and won the Lady Byng Trophy twice. But even though he soon established himself as St. Michael’s chief scoring threat, he didn’t give any real thought to eventually making the grade with the NHL club. He also used his speed and maneuverability as a pesky penalty killer, covering a large portion of the ice and turning shorthanded situations into scoring chances for his own team. Mr. Meighen did so, but within a week lost a non-confidence vote in the House of Commons. a Prime Minister and government until the Governor General invited Arthur Meighen to form a government. In the 1925 election, the Conservative party won the Blue Jays' Guerrero Jr. says he's preparing to take back third base. Multiple winners: Frank Boucher (7); Wayne Gretzky (5); Red Kelly (4); Bobby Bauer, Mike Bossy, Alex Delvecchio and Ron Francis (3); Johnny Bucyk, Marcel Dionne, Paul Kariya, Dave Keon, Stan Mikita, Joey Mullen, Frank Nighbor, Jean Ratelle, Clint Smith and Sid Smith (2). We've sent an email with instructions to create a new password. Your existing password has not been changed.

Enter your email address to get a new one. ... much harder and much longer than many of us," said teammate Dave Keon… Dave Keon was born in Noranda, Que., in 1940, the eldest of six children. He stayed in Noranda for another winter and was soon noticed by the Maple Leafs. “We played our home games at the Gardens and practised there, so it started to feel a little more like home,” he says. We were never that good again.”, The ’63 roster had the quality, but the ’67 team had something even rarer: magic. Since Ballard was determined to rebuild the team with youth, Keon, the Leaf captain at the time, wasn't resigned. Also in that span, he won the Lady Byng Trophy twice, in 1962 and 1963, as the NHL's most gentlemanly player. “We beat a great team. his greatest glory with the Canadian victory at Vimy Ridge in April 1917, an historic military “My mother thought I was the most valuable player,” says Jim Pappin, who had seven goals and 15 points to lead the Leafs in scoring that spring.