Due to an unexpected illness Dennis HULL had to cancel as the guest speaker for the Bonnyville PONTIACS 5th Annual Education Breakfast. The Bonnyville PONTIACS organization wishes Mr. HULL a speedy recovery and all the very best.
Darryl SITTLER will replace Dennis HULL for the PONTIACS Education breakfast (Monday August 18th, 2014 at the Centennial Center Field House).
Darryl SITTLER was drafted to the Toronto Maple Leafs as the eighth pick overall in the 1970 Entry Draft.
On February 7, 1976, number 27 produced the greatest offensive game in the history of the National Hockey League, guaranteeing his place in the record books even after Wayne Gretzky had come and gone. The total of six goals and four assists set a league record for points in one game that had previously been held by Maurice “Rocket” Richard with eight.
Darryl SITTLER played 15 seasons in the N.H.L. playing in 1096 games and scoring 484 goals along with 637 assists. Darryl SITTLER was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1989.
In 1998, he was ranked number 93 on The Hockey News' list of the 100 Greatest Hockey Players. On February 8, 2003, the Toronto Maple Leafs honored SITTLER by adding a banner with his number 27 to those already hanging in the Air Canada Centre for other Leafs greats.