Dennis Maruk: The Unforgettable Story of Hockey’s Forgotten by Dennis Maruk,Ken Reid,Bryan Trottier

By Dennis Maruk,Ken Reid,Bryan Trottier

From feared NHL sniper to send captain and bellhop — with hockey’s maximum ‘stache

Only 20 males in NHL background have scored 60 or extra targets in one season: Gretzky, Lemieux, and Hull all hit the paranormal mark. And so did an undersized, take-no-prisoners centre named Dennis Maruk. whilst Maruk stumbled on the again of the internet 60 occasions in 1981–82, he used to be the toast of Washington — he even dined with the president. a couple of brief years later, he used to be out of the sport. Maruk not just left the rink, his lifestyles did an entire a hundred and eighty. rather than flying up the ice and in on aim, he was once in the back of the wheel of a carrier send within the Gulf of Mexico. rather than developing teammates, he was once developing furnishings for Goldie Hawn. He used to be by no means despatched right down to the farm as a rookie, yet after the sport he was once a farmhand for John Oates. And rather than scuffling with within the corners, Dennis Maruk came across himself struggling with for his life.

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