May 29, 1993: Wayne Gretzky registers a hat trick to help the Kings win Game 7 of the Campbell Conference Final 5-4 against Toronto at Maple Leaf Gardens. The victory sends Los Angeles to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in franchise history.
After goals from Gretzky and Tomas Sandstrom gave the Kings a 2-0 lead, Toronto pulled even in the second period. Gretzky's second goal came midway through the second to make it 3-2.
Gretzky completed the hat trick with a shot that banked off defenseman Dave Ellett's skate to give the Kings a 5-3 lead late in the third period.
Toronto fans are still upset that there was no call in overtime of Game 6 when Gretzky clipped Doug Gilmour with a high stick. Gretzky then scored the winner in overtime to send the series back to Toronto for Game 7.