Re-live a lifetime of Maple Leafs hockey history! This amazing boxed set delves deep into the NHL archives to bring you ten original game broadcasts of Toronto Maple Leafs hockey - one key game for each of ten legendary players you all love. With each game complete with an introduction by the Voice of the Leafs, Joe Bowen, each of the ten discs included is both an action-packed NHL thrill ride, and a historical document of an important night in team history. Included are the following memorable games:
1964 Stanley Cup Finals, Game 6 - Maple Leafs at Detroit Red Wings, April 23, 1964, Detroit Olympia:Bobby Baun's heroic broken-ankle overtime goal rescues the series for Toronto, setting up victory in Game 7 for the Leafs' 12th Stanley Cup title. Original black-and-white broadcast from CBC's Hockey Night in Canada, called by Bill Hewitt and Bob Goldham.
1967 Stanley Cup Finals, Game 6 - Montreal Canadiens at Toronto Maple Leafs, May 2, 1967, Maple Leaf Gardens: A 3-1 victory over the hated Habs caps off the eighth Stanley Cup title for Red Kelly, and the 13th championship for the Leafs. For long-suffering Toronto hockey fans, this is the scene you've been dreaming about for decades! Original black-and-white broadcast from CBC's Hockey Night in Canada, called by Bill Hewitt and Brian McFarlane.
1978 Stanley Cup Quarter-Final Game 7, April 29, 1978, Maple Leafs at New York Islanders, Nassau Coliseum: In the game that gave a generation of Leafs fans hope for a Stanley Cup future, Lanny McDonald shocked the nation with his Overtime blast that sent Toronto into ecstacy, and a semi-final matchup against the hated Canadiens. With a roster that included Tiger Williams, Darryl Sittler, Mike Palmateer, Ian Turnbull, and other greats of the '70s against the soon-to-be-dynastic Isles, this is a true time capsule from an optimistic era in Leafs history. Complete original Leafs game broadcast.
1987 Norris Division Semifinals Game 6, April 16, 1987, St. Louis Blues at Leafs, Maple Leaf Gardens: Toronto rides the outstanding goaltending of Ken Wregget to a 4-0 home-ice victory and a series-clinching win against the heavily-favoured Blues, in a game featuring four Leaf past and future captains (Rick Vaive, Wendel Clark, Doug Gilmour and Rob Ramage). Complete original CBC broadcast, called by Bob Cole and Harry Neale.
1993 Norris Division Semi-Final, Game 7, May 1, 1993, Leafs at Detroit Red Wings, Joe Louis Arena: In the game that touched off the most thrilling playoff run ever experienced yb a generation of fans, Nik Borschevsky's OT goal silenced the Detroit crowd and completed a shocking series upset that catapulted Toronto to within a hair of the Stanley Cup finals. Complete original CBC broadcast, called by Bob Cole and Harry Neale.
1993 Norris Division Finals, Game 1, May 3, 1993, Blues at Leafs, Maple Leaf Gardens:Two nights after Borschevsky's stunner, it was Doug Gilmour's turn to make Maple Leafs history. With his jukin', jivin', behind-the-net dancin' OT game winner past Curtis Joseph, the magic was back at MLG, and Toronto earned a leg up in what would turn into another epic seven-game classic series. Heroics in net from Felix Potvin as well. One of the best games in modern Leafs history! Complete original CBC broadcast, called by Bob Cole and Harry Neale.
1994 Conference Semi-Finals, Game 7, May 14, 1994, San Jose Sharks at Leafs, MLG: Wendel Clark's two-goal performance helps lift the leafs to yet another Game 7 victory, this time over the upstart Sharks, on their way to a second-consecutive Conference Finals. Complete original CBC broadcast, called by Bob Cole and Harry Neale.
2001 Eastern Conference Semi-Final Game 1, April 13, 2001, Leafs at Ottawa Senators, Corel Centre: Big-time goaltending from Curtis Joseph, and another OT winner from the master himself, Captain Mats Sundin - the Battle of Ontario was on again! The perfect celebration of Mats in his prime. Complete original CBC broadcast, called by Bob Cole and Harry Neale.
2002 Eastern Conference Semi-Final Game 2, May 4, 2002, Senators at Leafs, Air Canada Centre: In another "Battle of Ontario" classic, the reborn career of Gary Roberts took centre stage as the intense superstar ended a 3-OT marathon and brought the Leafs back into an eventual seven-game series win. Complete original CBC broadcast, called by Bob Cole and Harry Neale.
2002 Eastern Conference Semi-Final Game 6, May 12, 2002, Leafs at Senators, Corel Centre: With his team's back against the wall, Cujo chose to shine on the big stage yet again, with miraculous save after miraculous save to bolster a third-period comeback and set up a Game 7 shutout victory two nights later. Complete original CBC broadcast, called by Bob Cole and Harry Neale.
With over 16 hours of historic, original broadcast coverage that you've likely never seen since its original airing back in the day, this is a must for any Leafs or NHL hockey fan - and this price, it is a steal of a value you simply can't get anywhere else! The ultimate gift for the ultimate fan.
Publisher: Warner Home Video, released Fall 2009
Size: Running Time: Over 16 Hours on 10 DVDs!
Condition: Brand New, Factory-Sealed!
Price: $59.95 USD
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Item Number: WHV-03268
DVD: Toronto Maple Leafs "Memorable Games" 10-DVD Box Set - WHV 2009