By Darryl Sittler,Mike Leonetti

The brilliant tale of the lifestyles and extraordinary occupation of 1 of the best gamers ever to put on a Maple Leafs uniform, advised via tales and never-before-seen photographs.

Darryl Sittler may be most sensible remembered for 2 of the main outstanding performances within the background of the nationwide Hockey League. On February 7, 1976, he scored six targets and extra 4 assists for an NHL list overall of ten issues in a video game. That spring, he joined Maurice Richard in hockey historical past via recording 5 objectives in a single playoff video game. He additionally scored the most recognized pursuits in hockey historical past, the extra time target opposed to Czechoslovakia to win the 1976 Canada Cup.
     Now, #27 seems again at his impressive occupation and maximum moments off and on the ice. He writes approximately starting to be up in St. Jacobs, Ontario, his days in junior hockey with the London Knights, and his rookie 12 months in 1970-71. additionally incorporated are his own reflections on a few of his maximum teammates (Lanny McDonald, Borje Salming, Ian Turnbull, and Mike Palmateer, to call a number of) and his encounters together with his maximum competitors (Bobby Orr, Phil Esposito, Bobby Hull, Brian Trottier, Bobby Clarke, man Lafleur, Ken Dryden, and Larry Robinson). He recounts his adolescence hockey heroes (waiting within the chilly open air an enviornment in Kitchener for Bobby Hull's autograph), his years enjoying for Philadelphia and Detroit, his induction into the corridor of repute, and deep devotion to his kin. filled with nice anecdotes from his own existence, this is often an inspiring, revealing e-book via a respected chief and legend in hockey history.

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