By Dennis Maruk,Ken Reid,Bryan Trottier

From feared NHL sniper to send captain and bellhop — with hockey’s maximum ‘stache

Only 20 males in NHL heritage have scored 60 or extra pursuits in one season: Gretzky, Lemieux, and Hull all hit the paranormal mark. And so did an undersized, take-no-prisoners centre named Dennis Maruk. while Maruk stumbled on the again of the internet 60 occasions in 1981–82, he was once the toast of Washington — he even dined with the president. a couple of brief years later, he used to be out of the sport. Maruk not just left the rink, his lifestyles did an entire one hundred eighty. rather than flying up the ice and in on target, he was once at the back of the wheel of a carrier send within the Gulf of Mexico. rather than developing teammates, he was once establishing furnishings for Goldie Hawn. He was once by no means despatched all the way down to the farm as a rookie, yet after the sport he was once a farmhand for John Oates. And rather than combating within the corners, Dennis Maruk came across himself struggling with for his life.

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