By Damien Cox, Gord Stellick
In 1967 the Toronto Maple Leafs received the Stanley Cup in a beautiful defeat of the strong Montreal Canadiens. No different Leafs crew has been capable of do it back. because the years move, the legend grows. the boys who have been the Leafs in 1967—a scrappy staff of getting older gamers and unsung youngsters—were the kings of the hockey universe. notwithstanding, inside of 5 years of that victory issues had replaced enormously for plenty of contributors of the staff: key contributors of the group, Tim Horton and Terry Sawchuk, have been lifeless because of alcohol and drug-related concerns, and Harold Ballard, the guy who had succeeded Smythe as King of Carlton road, used to be in prison. Sixty-Seven isn't just one other hockey e-book approximately that mythical group; it's a designated and overall examine the contradictions, the legends, the disgrace and the honour of '67, telling formerly untold tales from inside of that unforgettable dressing room and much past it.
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'67: The Maple Leafs, Their Sensational Victory, and the End of an Empire by Damien Cox, Gord Stellick