Donald “Don” Metz began his hockey career under Père Athol Murray at Notre Dame College. From 1931 to 1933, Don played for St. Michael’s College in Toronto. Don then played for the Toronto Goodyears for 3 years.
Metz moved to the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1938, where he played right wing up until 1949. Don and brother Nick played together on the winning Stanley Cup teams in 1942, 1945, 1947, and 1948. Don also played on the 1949 championship team.
In the 1942 final against Detroit, the Leafs, who were 3 games down, made a comeback when Metz scored a hat-trick in the fifth game.