Toronto Professional Hockey Team 1907
Roland Wilbur "Rowley, Rollie, Rolly" Young, Charles Albert "Charlie" Liffiton, Harry Burgoyne, Hugh Lambe, Jack Carmichael, David Bruce Ridpath.
Manager - B. Spanner
Trainer - William Slean
The 1st professional Hockey game played in Toronto was on December 28, 1906, when the home town Toronto Professional Hockey Club played the visiting Canadian Soo team of the International Hockey League / IHL, losing 7–0 at the Mutual Street Arena in Toronto.
The 1st victory came on January 17, 1907, when the American Soo, also from the International Hockey League / IHL, and based out of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan played in Toronto. The score was 8 to 7 for Toronto, with Jack Carmichael getting the winner late in the game.
Rollie Young scored the 1st ever professional ice Hockey goal for the home team Toronto Professional Hockey Club in the first period.
In 1908, the team was one of the founders of the Ontario Professional Hockey League (OPHL). The club operated for two seasons in the OPHL, 1908 and 1909, before disbanding. The club challenged unsuccessfully for the Stanley Cup in 1908.