Crossing the Line by Derek Sanderson, Kevin Shea

By Derek Sanderson, Kevin Shea

The autobiography of 1 of hockey’s first rebels and a loved member of the “Big undesirable Bruins,” this e-book stocks how Derek Sanderson’s ferocious kind helped lead the staff to 2 Stanley Cup victories within the early Seventies. residing lifestyles within the speedy lane, Sanderson grew his hair lengthy, built a significant consuming challenge, and finally came upon himself out of the league and prowling the streets for his subsequent drink. during this autobiography, Sanderson comes fresh on his existence in hockey, the demons that threatened to devour him, and the energy and braveness it took to struggle his long ago. this day a winning entrepreneur and speaker, Sanderson’s marvelous tale is a needs to learn for any fan of hockey.

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No you weren’t. ” I admitted that I did and told my dad about the snowball. He asked me how I was being punished. I told him that I had to take a pencil and fill in a blank sheet of foolscap, which is legal-sized writing paper. ” he roared. He grabbed me by the scruff of the neck, threw me in the car and marched me into the school. We walked into Mr. Brooks’s office. ” “Yes,” said Mr. Brooks. ” My dad said, “That was a mistake and he certainly deserves a detention. I have no problem with that, but put him to work!

I didn’t know until recently that I ended Brian’s hockey career. We were about 13 years old and playing hockey in my backyard. He was the goalie. It was just pickup, so nobody was wearing any equipment. I fired a pretty good shot and hit him right in the balls. He threw down his goalie stick. “That’s it. ” Maybe hockey wasn’t his game, but he did all right for himself. Brian and Ed became two of the most highly regarded defence lawyers in Canada. I was also hanging with some tough kids. By then, I had started to smoke and was pretty mouthy.

My dad went out and bought him new skates, but there was a catch. ” Leigh was so excited. He ran over to my house and shouted, “Derek, I’ve got new skates! ” “Okay,” I said, and that Saturday, the two of us went down to the hall and signed up for hockey. My father volunteered to be our coach. At our second practice, I got hit in the head with a puck. Parents in the stands were looking at me. My teammates were staring at me. I was working hard and could feel some sweat on my forehead. When I took off my glove to wipe away the sweat, I realized it wasn’t sweat.

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