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Author Sanderson, Derek, 1946-

Title Crossing the line : the outrageous story of a hockey original / Derek Sanderson with Kevin Shea ; foreword by Bobby Orr
Published Chicago : Triumph Books, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 388 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Cover ; Copyright ; Dedication ; Table of Contents ; Foreword by Bobby Orr ; Preface ; 1 Central Park ; 2 Mom, Dad and the War Years ; 3 Childhood ; 4 School Days ; 5 The Start of My Hockey Career ; 6 High School Hijinx ; 7 Junior Achievement ; 8 Memorial Cup Memories ; 9 NHL Debut ; 10 Final Junior Campaign ; 11 Rookie Season: 1967-68 ; 12 Sideburns and a New Assignment: 1968-69 ; 13 Bachelors III ; 14 A Team of Brothers: 1969-70 ; 15 The First Stanley Cup ; 16 Daisy's and the Dynasty Denied: 1970-71 ; 17 Second Cup: 1971-72 ; 18 Negotiating with the WHA ; 19 The Summit Series
20 The Reserve Clause Battle 21 Philadelphia Blazers ; 22 A Return to the Bruins: 1972-73 ; 23 My Last Days as a Bruin: 1973-74 ; 24 Broadway and the Blues: 1974-76 ; 25 Wild in the West: 1976-77 ; 26 Rock Bottom ; 27 The Blizzard ; 28 The Comeback: 1977-78 ; 29 Sober and Straight ; 30 Starting Over ; 31 Visiting Schools ; 32 The Loves of My Life ; 33 TV Broadcaster ; 34 Financial Investor ; 35 My Dad ; 36 Against the Wind ; Acknowledgements ; Bibliography ; Index
Summary <P style=""MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"" class=MsoNormal>The autobiography of one of hockey's first rebels and a beloved member of the "Big Bad Bruins," this book shares how Derek Sanderson's ferocious style helped lead the team to two Stanley Cup victories in the early 1970s. Living life in the fast lane, Sanderson grew his hair long, developed a serious drinking problem, and eventually found himself out of the league and prowling the streets for his next drink. In this autobiography, Sanderson comes clean on his life in hockey, the demons that threatened to consume him, and the strength and courage
Notes Includes index
Subject Sanderson, Derek, 1946-
Sanderson, Derek, 1946-
Hockey players -- United States -- Biography
Hockey players.
United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Shea, Kevin, 1956-