This nostalgic tale of a young boy''s love for the
Toronto Maple Leafs is now available from Scholastic!
Journey back to 1976 and meet Michael, who wants to be just like
his hero Darryl Sittler, captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs. From
his living room perch in front of the television, Michael watches
Hockey Night in Canada and dreams of playing for the
He sets out with his father on a search for a sweater that he
can proudly wear on the ice while playing with his friends. He
tries every store only to find out they are sold out. He tries one
more, at Maple Leaf Gardens, and although they, too, have sold out
of the Sittler sweater, Michael''s father is able to get tickets to
what will be an historic game for the Leafs'' captain! As Michael
roots Sittler on, he learns that there is much more to the love of
hockey than just having the sweater of your favourite player.