Heart of Blackhawks – L. Waxy Gregoire, David M. Dupuis, with Pierre Pilote
ECW Press – hardcover – 360 pages with photos
Back in the days of the NHL’s Original Six on black-&white TV, residents of Ontario saw the Toronto Maple Leafs and whoever they were playing once a week. Those Saturday Hockey Night in Canada telecasts on CBC were the only game in town.
But by the late 50’s change was coming and it coincided for many fans with the hardening resentment of having only the Leafs to follow. With the emergence of Bobby Hull in Chicago for the ’57-’58 season as a budding superstar with the door-mat Blackhawks, came the stimulus for change in Canadian hockey borders and demographics. Read more