Syl Apps

Syl Apps Apps played centre with the Toronto Maple Leafs for his entire professional hockey career. One of the many highlights in his career included being the Maple Leafs’ captain during the first NHL All-Star Game in 1947. He also holds the honour as the first winner of the Calder Trophy, in 1937, which is awarded to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition. He was also awarded the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, in 1942, for the player for most sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct.