Tom Fergus played junior hockey for the Peterborough Petes, and was selected 60th overall by the Boston Bruins in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft where he played until he was dealt to the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1986. Fergus immediately became Toronto’s top centre and set a new career high with 31 goals in 1985–86, as well as matching his career high of 73 points. Tom joined the Vancouver Canucks in the 1991-92 season, and moved to Switzerland for two seasons with EV Zug before retiring in 1995. Fergus finished his career with 235 goals and 346 assists for 581 points in 726 NHL games, along with 499 penalty minutes. He now resides in Oakville where he is active in the Toronto Maple Leaf alumni association and owns a promotional clothing company, Blue Leaf Limited.