Since its first radio broadcast in November 1931, Hockey Night in Canada has been a Canadian tradition. In The Boys of Saturday Night, author Scott Young, a veteran sportscaster and journalist, dives into the engaging history of Hockey Night in Canada as it has unfolded in the decades since hockey broadcasts began over eighty years ago. Young recounts memories and stories of those who made their names through Hockey Night in Canada, including Dave Hodge, Danny Gallivan, Scotty Bowman and, of course, Don Cherry, and reveals how Hockey Night transformed itself into a Canadian institution.
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About the Author
One of Canada’s most beloved journalists, Scott Young wrote more than forty-five books in his lifetime. Known primarily for his sports journalism, Young also wrote mysteries, young adult fiction and non-fiction during the course of his career. Born in Cypress River, Manitoba in 1918, Scott Young died in 2005.