99: Stories of the Game


G.P. Putnam's Sons - Weaving together lives and moments from an extraordinary career, he reflects on the players who inflamed his imagination when he was a kid, the way he himself figured in the dreams of so many who came after; takes us onto the ice and into the dressing rooms to meet the friends who stood by him and the rivals who spurred him to greater heights; shows us some of the famous moments in hockey history through the eyes of someone who regularly made that history.

Now he does. The great one” weaves memories of his legendary career with an inside look at the sport of professional hockey, and the heroes and stories that inspired him. Warm, it is a book that gives us number 99, direct, the man and the player, and revelatory, like never before. Dubbed "the great one, wayne gretzky rewrote the record books, " he is considered by many to be the greatest hockey player who ever lived.

From minor-hockey phenomenon to Hall of Fame sensation, Wayne Gretzky rewrote the record books, his accomplishments becoming the stuff of legend. No one has seen more of the game than he has-but he has never discussed in depth just what it was he saw. From minor-hockey phenomenon to hall of fame sensation, his accomplishments becoming the stuff of legend.

99: Stories of the Game - For the first time, gretzky discusses candidly what the game looks like to him and introduces us to the people who inspired and motivated him: mentors, rivals, teammates, the famous and the lesser known. No one has seen more of the game than he has—but he has never discussed in depth just what it was he saw.

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The Boys of Winter: The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, and the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team


Crown Publishers - He details the unusual chemistry of the Americans—formulated by their fiercely determined coach, Herb Brooks—and seamlessly weaves portraits of the boys with the fluid action of the game itself. Olympic hockey team, a blue-collar bunch led by an unconventional coach, and they engineered what Sports Illustrated called the greatest sports moment of the twentieth century.

Wayne coffey casts a fresh eye on this seminal sports event, giving readers an ice-level view of the amateurs who took on a Russian hockey juggernaut at the height of the Cold War. Coffey also traces the paths of the players and coaches since their stunning victory, examining how the Olympic events affected their lives.

The Boys of Winter: The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, and the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team - Told with warmth and an uncanny eye for detail, The Boys of Winter is an intimate, perceptive portrayal of one Friday night in Lake Placid and the enduring power of the extraordinary. Also available as an eBook. The story of the greatest sports Moment of the Twentieth CenturyOnce upon a time, they taught us to believe.

Their “miracle on ice” has become a national fairy tale, but the real Cinderella story is even more remarkable. They were the 1980 U. S.

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Mr. Hockey: My Story


Berkley - Hockey, the man widely recognized as the greatest all-around player the sport has ever seen tells the story of his incredible life. Twenty consecutive seasons among the top five scorers in the NHL. The definitive autobiography of a sports legendthe nhl may never see anyone like Gordie Howe again. But despite howe’s unyielding ferocity on the ice, generosity, his name has long been a byword for decency, and honesty off of it.

Going back to howe’s depression-era roots and following him through his Hall of Fame career, and his extraordinary relationship with his children, Colleen, his enduring marriage to his wife, Mr. Known as Mr. One hundred points after the age of forty. Hockey, he led the detroit red wings to four Stanley Cups and is the only player to have competed in the league in five different decades.

Mr. Hockey: My Story - In Mr. Gordie Howe rewrote the record books. Hockey is the definitive account of the game’s most celebrated legacy, as told by the man himself. Foreword by bobby orrincludes photographs. Playing for Team Canada with his two sons.

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Hockey Puzzlers: Offbeat Trivia for the Fan and the Fanatic


CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - Questions include offbeat rules and game history that will entertain both fans and fanatics. Hockey puzzlers contains over 100 hockey trivia questions spanning seven categories.

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Orr: My Story


Berkley - Nhl legend bobby orr tells his story from his Ontario childhood to his years with the Bruins and Blackhawks, to today in this New York Times bestseller. Bobby orr is often referred to as the greatest defenseman ever to play the game of hockey. Now he breaks his silence in a memoir as unique as the man himself.

. They don’t tell what it was like when the agent he regarded as a brother betrayed him and left him in financial ruin. They don’t tell what he thinks of the game of hockey today. But all the brilliant achievements leave unsaid as much as they reveal. They don’t tell what inspired orr, what drove him, what it was like for a shy small-town kid to suddenly land in the full glare of the media.

Orr: My Story - Includes photographs.

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The Greatest Hockey Stories Ever Told


Lyons Press - The greatest hockey stories ever told is an anthology of classic tales from the locker room, behind the benches, in the buses, and of course, on the ice itself. You'll hear mike richter talk about seeing the ice, tag along with peter gzowski as he tries to decode the magic that was Wayne Gretzky, follow Red Fisher on a last visit to the legendary Toe Blake, and hear from the players who made the Miracle on Ice happen at the 1980 Olympics.

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Mr. Hockey: My Story


G.P. Putnam's Sons - Hockey is the definitive account of the game’s most celebrated legacy, as told by the man himself. Foreword by bobby orrincludes photographs. Gordie Howe rewrote the record books. Hockey, the man widely recognized as the greatest all-around player the sport has ever seen tells the story of his incredible life.

. Twenty consecutive seasons among the top five scorers in the NHL. Known as Mr. But despite howe’s unyielding ferocity on the ice, generosity, his name has long been a byword for decency, and honesty off of it. Going back to howe’s depression-era roots and following him through his Hall of Fame career, and his extraordinary relationship with his children, his enduring marriage to his wife, Colleen, Mr.

Mr. Hockey: My Story - Playing for Team Canada with his two sons. Hockey, he led the detroit red wings to four Stanley Cups and is the only player to have competed in the league in five different decades. In Mr. One hundred points after the age of forty. The definitive autobiography of a sports legendthe nhl may never see anyone like Gordie Howe again.

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Sports Illustrated Hockey's Greatest


Sports Illustrated - Now, they turn their expert eye to the action on the ice in the fourth book in the bestselling "Greatest" Series with Hockey's Greatest, which takes you onto the ice and into history like no other book about hockey ever has. Who is the greatest goalie of all-time, including best rivalry, best single-season team, Patrick Roy or Dominik Hasek? Where does Martin Brodeur land in the rankings? Would fans select Sidney Crosby or Mario Lemieux as the better center? Sports Illustrated has polled its hockey experts to determine the top 10 in more than 15 categories, and best game in history.

Si's stunning photography and classic stories from the Sports Illustrated archives accompany every ranking, and the perfect gift for anyone who revels in the fast-paced, making this the most authoritative survey of the sport of hockey available, oftentimes bloody action on the ice. Sports Illustrated Books.

Sports Illustrated Hockey's Greatest - There is no greater authority on all things sports than Sports Illustrated magazine.

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Hockey: The Math of the Game Sports Math


Capstone Press - How do you calculate a players points? whats the difference between a goalies save percentage and his goals against average? How much water is needed to cover an ice rink? Fight for the puck and learn about the math that goes into the sport of hockey! Sports Illustrated Books.

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The Game: 30th Anniversary Edition


Triumph Books - He gives vivid and affectionate portraits of the characters—Guy Lafleur, Serge Savard, Guy Lapointe, Larry Robinson, and coach Scotty Bowman among them—who made the Canadiens of the 1970s one of the greatest hockey teams in history. But beyond that, in the spotlight, dryden reflects on life on the road, and on the ice, offering a rare inside look at the game of hockey and an incredible personal memoir.

Widely acknowledged as the best hockey book ever written and lauded by Sports Illustrated as one of the Top 10 Sports Books of All Time, The Game is a reflective and thought-provoking look at a life in hockey. This commemorative edition marks the 30th anniversary of the book’s original publication, and a new chapter, and it includes a new foreword by Bill Simmons, new photography, “The Game Goes On.

The Game: 30th Anniversary Edition - Take a journey to the heart and soul of the game with this timeless hockey classic. Ken dryden, the former montreal canadiens goalie and former president of the Toronto Maple Leafs, captures the essence of the sport and what it means to all hockey fans. Sports Illustrated Books.

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Who Is Wayne Gretzky? Who Was?


Penguin Workshop - Known for his love for family and as a truly decent human being, Wayne Gretzky is revealed as more than a sports legend in this easy-to-read biography. After breaking or tying more than sixty records in hockey, it's no wonder that Wayne Gretzky is known as "The Great One. Born in brantford, in a nation obsessed with the sport, on January 26, 1961, Ontario, he threw himself into the game practically from the time he first laced up a pair of skates.

Sports Illustrated Books. Grosset Dunlap. When he retired from the nhl in 1999, competed in the Olympics, he had led several teams to Stanley Cup victories, and changed the way hockey was played forever.

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