Darryl Sittler

NHL Legend Darryl Sittler

Profession: NHL Legend


Biography: Played in the NHL from 1970 until 1985 for the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Philadelphia Flyers and the Detroit Red Wings. He set an NHL record for most points scored in one game when he recorded ten points against the Boston Bruins.

Born: September 18, 1950
Birthplace: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Age: 72 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo

Historical Events

  • 1975-09-10 Darryl Sittler is named captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs
  • 1976-02-07 Toronto center Darryl Sittler sets NHL record with 10 points in a Maple Leafs' 11-4 win over Boston at Maple Leaf Gardens; 6 goals, 4 assists
  • 1982-01-05 Star center Darryl Sittler leaves the Toronto Maple Leafs on medical advice because of mental depression; trade request was taking too long
  • 1982-01-20 Future Hockey Hall of Fame center Darryl Sittler is traded by the Toronto Maple Leafs to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for Rich Costello, a 2nd round draft pick and future considerations
  • 1989-10-03 Darryl Sittler, Vladislav Tretiak, and Herbie Lewis are inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as players, along with builders Alan Eagleson and Father David Bauer

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