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.
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.