Lords of the Rinks: The Emergence of the National Hockey League, 1875-1936

Lords of the Rinks: The Emergence of the National Hockey League, 1875-1936

by John Chi-Kit Wong
     
 

The Lords of the Rinks is the only truly comprehensive and scholarly history of the league and the business of hockey.

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Overview

The Lords of the Rinks is the only truly comprehensive and scholarly history of the league and the business of hockey.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802085207
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
330
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

John Chi-Kit Wong is an assistant professor in the Sport Management Program at Washington State University.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction
2 From Fraternal Hockey Clubs to Closed Corporation
3 The Hockey Front in the Athletic War
4 Leagues of Their Own
5 In Search of Hockey Order
6 An Inglorious End and an Inauspicious Beginning
7 Going South, Part 1
8 Going South, Part 2
9 Birth of the Minor-League System
10 Decline of the Ottawa Empire
11 The Rebellion
12 In the Best Interests of Hockey
13 Overtime
Appendix A: Rules of Hockey, 1877
Appendix B: Stanley Cup Regulations
Appendix C: National Hockey Association Constitution, 1910
Appendix D: Binding Agreement of 1926
Appendix E: Ottawa Gate Receipts, 1927-35
Appendix F: Detroit Gate Receipts, 1927-35
Appendix G: NHL Club Net Average Revenues by Year
Brief Biographies of Hockey Personalities
Notes
Index

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