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By Damien Cox, Gord Stellick

ISBN-10: 1443429562

ISBN-13: 9781443429566

In 1967 the Toronto Maple Leafs received the Stanley Cup in a beautiful defeat of the strong Montreal Canadiens. No different Leafs staff 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 workforce of getting older avid gamers and unsung youngsters—were the kings of the hockey universe. even if, inside 5 years of that victory issues had replaced tremendously for lots of individuals of the staff: key individuals of the group, Tim Horton and Terry Sawchuk, have been useless because of alcohol and drug-related matters, and Harold Ballard, the fellow who had succeeded Smythe as King of Carlton road, used to be in penal complex. Sixty-Seven is not only one other hockey ebook approximately that mythical staff; it's a distinct and overall examine the contradictions, the legends, the disgrace and the respect of '67, telling formerly untold tales from within that unforgettable dressing room and much past it.

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