'67: The Maple Leafs, Their Sensational Victory, and the End by Damien Cox, Gord Stellick

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By Damien Cox, Gord Stellick

In 1967 the Toronto Maple Leafs received the Stanley Cup in a gorgeous defeat of the robust Montreal Canadiens. No different Leafs workforce has been capable of do it back. because the years move, the legend grows. the lads who have been the Leafs in 1967—a scrappy staff of getting older avid gamers and unsung youngsters—were the kings of the hockey universe. notwithstanding, inside 5 years of that victory issues had replaced greatly for lots of participants of the group: key individuals of the group, Tim Horton and Terry Sawchuk, have been useless because of alcohol and drug-related concerns, and Harold Ballard, the fellow who had succeeded Smythe as King of Carlton highway, was once in detention center. Sixty-Seven is not only one other hockey ebook approximately that mythical staff; it's a specific and overall examine the contradictions, the legends, the disgrace and the consideration of '67, telling formerly untold tales from within that unforgettable dressing room and much past it.

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