The Day I (Almost) Killed Two Gretzkys: ...And Other Off-the-Wall Stories About Sports...and Life

The Day I (Almost) Killed Two Gretzkys: ...And Other Off-the-Wall Stories About Sports...and Life

by James Duthie
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The Day I (Almost) Killed Two Gretzkys: ...And Other Off-the-Wall Stories About Sports...and Life by James Duthie

A collection of humorous, insightful essays on hockey (and much else) from North America's leading commentator and observer of the game

One of the most recognized hockey media personalities, James Duthie is best known for hosting TSN's NHL hockey broadcasts and also for his more than decade-long sports column. In The Day I (Almost) Killed Two Gretzkys, he brings his well-known sense of humour, deep hockey knowledge, and his passion for the game to hockey fans and readers everywhere. In his inimitable style, balancing humour with trenchant analysis, Duthie's essays travel all over the hockey map, covering the NHL, being a hockey parent, and hockey as it relates to life.

With many columns, snapshots of a moment in time, readers will relive, along with their author, the heroic, the tragic, and the heartwarming, including Sidney Crosby's first Stanley Cup final, Canada's gold medal win at the Olympics in 2002 and 2010, September 11th, and a son's first game as goalie.

  • Includes many, brand-new never before published articles, with new stories for the paperback edition
  • James Duthie was the national co-host for CTV/TSN's coverage of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver and appears on NHL Live on SiriusXM Satellite Radio

Now in a new paperback edition, this first-ever collection of many of Duthie's most popular, sometimes controversial columns will have his legion of print and on-air fans clamouring for more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118096086
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/25/2011
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

James Duthie is best known as the host of The NHL on TSN and for his coverage of the World Junior Championships. He is a regular contributor to TSN.ca (columns and blogs) and hosts TSN's annual NHL Draft coverage and Free Agent Frenzy. He also appears on multiple radio shows across North America. James has won two straight Gemini Awards as Canada's best sports anchor. His writing has appeared in The Hockey News, Today's Parent, and the Ottawa Citizen. He is a graduate of the Carleton University School of Journalism.

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