Toronto Maple Leafs (JR)

Stories of Canada's Legendary Team

by Jim Barber

Learn about the history of the Toronto Maple Leafs, one of Canada's oldest and most beloved NHL teams.

The Toronto Maple Leafs is one of Canada's greatest hockey teams. They have a history packed with great achievements and terrible setbacks. This book brings to life seven key events. The stories include Babe Dye's "invisible" goal, the "flying" Bill Barilko, and the lucky bet that netted King Clancy. These are the stories of a beloved Canadian franchise that continues to amaze!

About the Author

JIM BARBER is a recipient of the Ontario Community Newspaper Association Award for Sportswriting and a Canadian Community Newspaper Award for editorial writing. Educated at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, and Toronto's Centennial College, he has had a passion (obsession?) for hockey and hockey history most of his adult life. The books of Scott Young and Brian McFarlane inspired him as a youth, as do the works of Andrew Podnieks, Douglas Hunter, and Bruce Dowbiggin today. A member of the Society for International Hockey Research, Jim lives in a very old house, in a very small village called Nottawa, a few kilometers from the shores of Georgian Bay, near Collingwood, Ontario.

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