We know that hope springs eternal for Leaf fans, but if you get too wistful for the team's bygone glory days, Kevin Shea's latest book of hockey history, Toronto Maple Leafs: Diary of a Dynasty, 1957-1967 will give your morale a boast. (Open Book Toronto
Looking for a Christmas gift to soothe and entertain the Toronto Maple Leafs fan in your house or heart? Then search no farther than the recently released tome - Toronto Maple Leafs -Diary of a Dynasty, 1957-1967. (Bruce Hain Simcoe.com
This isn't merely another trip down memory lane to wax poetic about a long-gone era of Maple Leafs hockey. The authors seek not only to tell the story but in essence attempt to take the reader back in time and allow them to watch the story unfold. (Bob Duff Windsor Star
Vividly recalling a glorious decade in the team's history. Yes, there was one. (Dave Stubbs Montreal Gazette
A fat history of the Leafs that helps to explain why there's such a fuss--in Toronto, anyway--over the fact the team has gone 42 years without winning the Stanley Cup. (Waterloo Region Record
We have to go back a ways to when the Toronto Maple Leafs were any good, but they have had a storied past. In his book Toronto Maple Leafs: Diary of a Dynasty 1957-1967 Kevin Shea looks at the Leafs during the years from 1957 to 1967 where the team went from last place to Stanley Cup Champions in 1962, 1963, 1964 and 1967. Interviews, statistics, game details, good black-and-white photographs and much more make this a good book for Maple Leafs fans to whom the book is dedicated. Good Foreword written by Johnny Bower. (Glenn Perrett Simcoe.com
About the Author
Kevin Shea is a hockey historian and best-selling author. He is the editor of publications for the Hockey Hall of Fame and teaches hockey history at Seneca College in Toronto, Ontario. He is also a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs Historical Committee and the Society for International Hockey Research.
Paul Patskou is a hockey historian, researcher, writer and authority on archival hockey footage. He was the historical consultant for Leafs TV and the associate producer of Leafs Classics.
Roly Harris is a life-long Leafs' fan who closely followed the team's glory years. He has spent the past 36 years working in law, as a criminal lawyer, crown attorney and judge.
Paul Bruno is known as "The Statsman," primarily due to his podcasts and his work in sports statistics. He has worked with Fanball Sports Network and Stats LLC.