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Darryl Sittler

Born:September 18, 1950Draft:1970 Maple Leafs 8th Overall
Hometown:St. Jacobs, OntarioPosition:C
Known For:10-Point GameShoots/Catches:Left
National Team:Canada

Darryl Glen Sittler (born September 18, 1950) played in the National Hockey League from 1970 until 1985 for the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Philadelphia Flyers and the Detroit Red Wings. He was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1989, the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame in 2003 and the Canadian Walk of Fame in 2016. In 2017 Sittler was named one of the ‘100 Greatest NHL Players’ in history.

On February 7, 1976, Sittler set an NHL record that still stands for most points scored in one game. He recorded ten points (six goals, four assists) against the Boston Bruins. He also remains the most recent NHL player to score six goals in one game.

Darryl Sittler Toronto Maple Leafs
Darryl Sittler, Toronto Maple Leafs, circa 1970s (Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios via Getty Images Studios/Getty Images)

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Achievements

  • NHL Record Most Points in One Game (10)
  • Played in Four NHL All-Star Games — 1975, 1978, 1980, 1983
  • NHL Second All-Star Team — 1978
  • Inducted Into Hockey Hall of Fame — 1989
  • Inducted Into Ontario Sports Hall of Fame — 2003

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