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Behind the Net: 101 Incredible Hockey Stories
     

Behind the Net: 101 Incredible Hockey Stories

by Stan Fischler
 

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In Stan Fischler’s latest hockey classic, Behind the Net, Fischler includes a collection of short, zany (but true!) tales that have taken place over more than a half century of hockey-watching. An easy read for fans of all ages with photos to accompany the anecdotes, this book offers a unique perspective into the NHL from one of today’s most

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In Stan Fischler’s latest hockey classic, Behind the Net, Fischler includes a collection of short, zany (but true!) tales that have taken place over more than a half century of hockey-watching. An easy read for fans of all ages with photos to accompany the anecdotes, this book offers a unique perspective into the NHL from one of today’s most prolific hockey writers. Different from the typical NHL “game” stories, this book details everything, from the hilarious to the absurd. Fischler details the time that:

  • Bill Mosienko scored three goals in 21 seconds
  • Rene Fernand Gauthier accepted a challenge to shoot the puck in the ocean
  • Sam LoPresti faced 83 shots on goal in one game
  • And 98 more unique stories!
So lace up your skates and hit the ice with Behind the Net, a comprehensive collection sure to entertain any hockey fan, regardless of team allegiances.

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"Behind the Net is more than just a book, it is a hockey time capsule – a glimpse into a game that will hopefully continue to be played at rinks around the world." - Tim Redinger, Sabre Noise

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781613214145
Publisher:
Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date:
11/06/2013
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Stan Fischler is a legend of sports broadcasting. He began his career as a publicist for the New York Rangers in 1954 and has been covering hockey in the over half a century since. The winner of five Emmy Awards, Fischler has worked in every medium from print to TV to Twitter. This “Hockey Maven” currently serves as the resident hockey expert for MSG and MSG Plus. He can be seen every week on MSG Hockey Night Live. He lives in New York City.

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