Sundin closing in on Sittler












A hat trick for Mats Sundin tonight against Boston will tie him with Darryl Sittler for the Leafs' goal scoring record. Sittler played in 844 Leaf games to accomplish that, which is 40-fewer games than Mats has currently played as a Leaf.
Ironically, it was Sittler who advised former Leafs' GM Cliff Fletcher to trade for Sundin back in 1994. The deal went down on June 28th. Sundin, Garth Butcher, Todd Warriner and Philadelphia's first-round pick in the 1994 entry draft were acquired by Fletcher from the Quebec Nordiques for Clark, Sylvain Lefebvre, Landon Wilson and Toronto's first-rounder in 1994.
Sittler won't be too upset when Sundin surpasses him.
"When he passes me -- and he will -- it's fine with me," Sittler said. "It was inevitable. I mean, did I ever think those records would last? No. (But) that will never change the fact that I'll always be proud to be a Leaf."


X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Nucks Misconduct

You must be a member of Nucks Misconduct to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Nucks Misconduct. You should read them.

Join Nucks Misconduct

You must be a member of Nucks Misconduct to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Nucks Misconduct. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9355_tracker