For the Love of Hockey: Hockey Stars' Personal Stories

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For the Love of Hockey will appeal to hockey fans of all ages. In their own words, 91 of the greatest hockey players in National Hockey League NHL history share reminiscences of some of the most significant moments of their life in the game. Stories woven from magical boyhood recollections of a treasured first pair of skates to the feeling of exaltation experienced when, as men, they raised the Stanley Cup in victory contribute to a rich tapestry of hockey lore. While not all memories are joyful ones, the stories...
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Overview

For the Love of Hockey will appeal to hockey fans of all ages. In their own words, 91 of the greatest hockey players in National Hockey League NHL history share reminiscences of some of the most significant moments of their life in the game. Stories woven from magical boyhood recollections of a treasured first pair of skates to the feeling of exaltation experienced when, as men, they raised the Stanley Cup in victory contribute to a rich tapestry of hockey lore. While not all memories are joyful ones, the stories of painful injuries, gut-wrenching trades and personal tragedies are ultimately an integral part of these tales of triumph. Each player has signed his story, further personalizing an intimate account of what hockey has meant to him. And die-hard fans will be pleased to see an NHL career summary for each player at the back of this unique book.
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Editorial Reviews

Hockey News - Rudy Mezzetta
Features stunning photography of the players profiled.
Resource Links
A must read for every hockey addict in Canada.
SportsWritersDirect on foxsports.com - Harvey Frommer
Stunning visual and statistical record ... [players] are succinctly profiled with relevant stats, anecdotal material and vintage photographs ... For reference, for browsing, and especially for fans of the sport — Hockey All-Stars is the book to get or give.
Globe and Mail
An admirable scrapbook that will hold the attention of any hockey fan.
USA Today
Current and former NHL stars reveal significant moments of their careers.
London Free Press
Something to treasure.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781552096062
  • Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
  • Publication date: 11/10/2007
  • Edition description: Reprint of Revised and updated edition
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,439,632
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

compiled by Chris McDonell ; foreword by John Davidson

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Table of Contents

Foreword 8
Andy Bathgate 12
Jean Beliveau 15
Leo Boivin 16
Peter Bondra 18
Mike Bossy 21
Raymond Bourque 23
Johnny Bower 24
Johnny Bucyk 26
Pavel Bure 29
Jim Carey 31
Gerry Cheevers 32
Chris Chelios 34
Dino Ciccarelli 36
Paul Coffey 39
Yvan Cournoyer 41
Vincent Damphousse 42
Alex Delvecchio 45
Marcel Dionne 46
Bernie Federko 48
Sergei Fedorov 51
Slava Fetisov 53
Theoren Fleury 55
Ron Francis 57
Grant Fuhr 59
Mike Gartner 60
Bernie Geoffrion 62
Rod Gilbert 64
Doug Gilmour 67
Michel Goulet 69
Wayne Gretzky 70
Glenn Hall 72
Dominik Hasek 74
Dale Hawerchuk 76
Paul Henderson 78
Gordie Howe 80
Harry Howell 82
Bobby Hull 84
Brett Hull 86
Dennis Hull 89
Dale Hunter 90
Paul Kariya 92
Red Kelly 94
Jari Kurri 96
Guy Lafleur 99
Steve Larmer 101
Brian Leetch 102
Mario Lemieux 105
Trevor Linden 106
Eric Lindros 108
Ted Lindsay 110
Frank Mahovlich 113
Lanny McDonald 115
Rick Middleton 116
Stan Mikita 119
Mike Modano 120
Alexander Mogilny 122
Larry Murphy 124
Cam Neely 127
Bernie Nicholls 129
Bobby Orr 130
Bernie Parent 133
Brad Park 134
Gilbert Perreault 136
Pierre Pilote 138
Denis Potvin 141
Jean Ratelle 142
Henri Richard 145
Maurice Richard 146
Luc Robitaille 148
Jeremy Roenick 150
Patrick Roy 152
Joe Sakic 155
Derek Sanderson 156
Denis Savard 158
Teemu Selanne 161
Eddie Shack 162
Brendan Shanahan 164
Darryl Sittler 167
Billy Smith 169
Peter Stastny 170
Mats Sundin 172
Brent Sutter 174
Keith Tkachuk 176
Bryan Trottier 179
Norm Ullman 180
John Vanbiesbrouck 183
Pat Verbeek 184
Doug Wilson 186
Lorne "Gump" Worsley 188
Alexei Yashin 190
Steve Yzerman 193
Appendix 194
Acknowledgments 199
Photo Credits 200
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