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The Winged Wheel: A Half-Century of the Detroit Red Wings in Photographs
     

The Winged Wheel: A Half-Century of the Detroit Red Wings in Photographs

by Rob Simpson
 
An illustrated history of the legendary Detroit Red Wings

Celebrating the long and storied history of the much-loved Detroit Red Wings, The Winged Wheel brings together decades of amazing photographs that capture the legends of the game, the grinders, coaches, colorful characters, and two of hockey's most hallowed grounds in all their glory. The

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An illustrated history of the legendary Detroit Red Wings

Celebrating the long and storied history of the much-loved Detroit Red Wings, The Winged Wheel brings together decades of amazing photographs that capture the legends of the game, the grinders, coaches, colorful characters, and two of hockey's most hallowed grounds in all their glory. The ultimate history for Red Wings fans and hockey lovers everywhere, the book covers star players like Gordie Howe, Terry Sawchuk, Steve Yzerman, and Nicklas Lidstrom, and much more.

A pictorial history of one of the NHL's Original Six teams and one of hockey's most popular and successful franchises, The Winged Wheel follows in the footsteps of journalist, broadcaster, and author Rob Simpson's bestselling Black and Gold, to celebrate the team with 65 players in the Hockey Hall of Fame and eleven Stanley Cups as it deserves to be commemorated.

  • A photographic history of the Detroit Red Wings, one of the NHL's most beloved teams
  • Written by journalist and broadcaster Rob Simpson, the author of the bestselling Black and Gold
  • Covers the rich history of the Red Wings in incredible detail, from their eleven Stanley Cups to their legendary arenas

An epic collection of photographs and commentary from throughout the history of the Detroit Red Wings, The Winged Wheel is sure to bring back memories for every red-and-white-blooded Wing Nut.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118144282
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/09/2012
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

Rob Simpson is an established hockey reporter, commentator and writer. He has written a number of magazine and newspaper articles about the game on and off the ice, and also penned the 2005 book Between the Lines, about the Hall-of-Fame career of long-time NHL linesman Ray “Scampy” Scapinello. A 25-year veteran of the broadcasting business, Simpson recently spent three years as a Boston Bruins TV program host and rink-side reporter for the New England Sports Network.  He also produced and hosted Hockey Odyssey on the NHL Network.

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