Glenn Anderson: Winning with the Oilers, losing with the Leafs 1

The Anderson Series, pt. 3: in an exclusive video interview, Glenn Anderson talks about how the great Edmonton Oiler teams of the mid-1980s went about winning championships, and how it wasn’t exactly the same when he moved on to other clubs – like the Toronto Maple Leafs.

This is the third segment in our series of interviews with Anderson – and, we think, the most interesting one yet. Each clip explores a different aspect of what made Anderson such a great hockey player and what led him to the NHL Hockey Hall of Fame. Click HERE to see the first segment in The Anderson Series, and HERE to see the second. To receive the next installment direct to your email inbox, just subscribe to Best Player in the World’s email updates, to the right of this post.

Glenn Anderson was a key member of one of hockey’s greatest teams – the 1980s Edmonton Oilers. With teammates like Wayne Gretzky, Paul Coffey, Jari Kurri, Grant Fuhr, and linemate Mark Messier, Anderson won five Stanley Cups in Edmonton. Anderson finished his brilliant NHL career with over 1100 games, 498 goals and 601 assists, and remains one of history’s top playoff scorers, performing at his best when it mattered most.

Best Player in the World interviewed Anderson at Real Sports in Toronto. We hope you enjoy this clip; share it, embed it, and check each week for the latest installment as The Anderson Series brings you insights from one of the best.

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