Toronto Maple Leafs: Top 10 Meaningful Goals of the Decade

OTTAWA, ON - OCTOBER 12: Playing in his NHL debut, Auston Matthews #34 of the Toronto Maple Leafs celebrates his first career NHL hat trick against the Ottawa Senators with teammates at the players"u2019 bench at Canadian Tire Centre during the season opener on October 12, 2016 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images)
OTTAWA, ON - OCTOBER 12: Playing in his NHL debut, Auston Matthews #34 of the Toronto Maple Leafs celebrates his first career NHL hat trick against the Ottawa Senators with teammates at the players"u2019 bench at Canadian Tire Centre during the season opener on October 12, 2016 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images) /
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TORONTO , ON – MARCH 28: Tyler Bozak #42 of the Toronto Maple Leafs scores on Craig Anderson #41 of the Ottawa Senators during game action on March 28, 2015 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/NHLI via Getty Images)
TORONTO , ON – MARCH 28: Tyler Bozak #42 of the Toronto Maple Leafs scores on Craig Anderson #41 of the Ottawa Senators during game action on March 28, 2015 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/NHLI via Getty Images) /

#4 – Bozak Scores Hat Trick for Young Fan – March 28th, 2015

Here’s another goal that will tug at your heart strings.

The 2014-15 season was a lost cause towards the end.

The Leafs were already out of playoff contention, and it was known that a full on rebuild would be underway following the season.

But that didn’t stop them from making one young fan’s dream come true.

Garrett Gamble, an 11 year old fan with Morquio Syndrome from Duck Lake, Saskatchewan, was signed to a one day contract by the team and was flown into Toronto along with his family to watch his favourite team play for the first time.

Gamble got to meet the entire team including his favourite player, Tyler Bozak.

Instead of just the goal, here you can enjoy the whole day leading up to it.

Bozak would respond to this with a hat trick along with a skate around the ice post-game with Gamble, making for a highlight that the young fan will never forget.