Sport: Bullets from the Boss, Mike Bossy

The N.H.L. 's sharpest shooter has just begun to fight

The N.H.L. 's sharpest shooter has just begun to fight

Toe Blake knows a little something about scoring goals in hockey games. As a player for the Montreal Canadiens, Blake led the National Hockey League in points (goals plus assists) in 1939. In 13 seasons as the Canadiens coach, he won eight Stanley Cup titles and shepherded the careers of Maurice ("Rocket") Richard, Jean Beliveau and Bernie ("Boom-Boom") Geoffrion. From behind the bench, Blake schemed to stop such high-scoring opponents as Gordie Howe, Bobby Hull, Phil Esposito and Stan Mikita. So when it comes...

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