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FULL TILT
Austin Murphy
May 06, 1996
In the NHL's fiercest first-round playoff series, the Blues upended the Maple Leafs to earn a shot at the powerful Red Wings
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May 06, 1996

Full Tilt

In the NHL's fiercest first-round playoff series, the Blues upended the Maple Leafs to earn a shot at the powerful Red Wings

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Afterward Leach stood in his under-shorts in the corridor at the Kiel Center, accepting hugs from passersby and vainly attempting to wipe the giddy smile off his face. He answered a battery of questions about his background (he's the youngest of seven children from Cambridge, Mass.), injuries (two seasons ago he sprained the same knee twice) and, finally, his age. "I'm 30," he says. "Around here, I'm a pup."

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