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 manages to find time to write books while working for community newspapers in Central Ontario. Jim was the sports and arts editor for The Barrie Advance and the editor for the Collingwood-Wasaga Beach Connection. Jim 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 for hockey and hockey history most of his adult life. Jim is a member of the Society for International Hockey Research and has been chairman of the Barrie Sports Hall of Fame Society and an executive member of the Collingwood Historical Society. He lives in a small village called Nottawa, a few kilometres from the shores of Georgian Bay in Ontario, with his wife, stepsons, a dog and way too many books on his shelves.