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- Greystone Books 2011; US$ 32.00
The hockey stars of the 1950s and '60s—Rocket Richard, Gordie Howe, Dave Keon, Bobby Hull, Jean Beliveau, Terry Sawchuk, Tim Horton, and others—were some of the most passionate players in National Hockey League history. These skillful and often colorful athletes played exhilarating hockey and were national heroes in a time when only six teams and... more...
- Greystone Books 2014; US$ 21.95
In 2008, the Vancouver Canucks were Team Modern, revolutionizing the NHL under their new GM, former player agent Mike Gillis. Cool, calculating, and unsparing with the media, the onetime number one draft pick of the old Colorado Rockies swept away the tangled psychological past of the Canucks with bold innovation, remodeling Vancouver as a destination... more...
- Greystone Books 2012; US$ 11.99
In 1972, after enduring years of embarrassing defeat at the hands of Soviet "amateurs," Canadian officials convinced their Moscow counterparts to allow a pre-season, eight-game series between the best hockey players from both nations. For Team Canada, this meant a chance to assemble a "dream team" of NHL professionals and show the world that they... more...
- Greystone Books 2003; US$ 14.95
Every year, a team of ex-National Hockey League players travels around North America playing hockey and raising money for charity. Known as the Legendary Heroes of Hockey, wherever they go, they sell out every game. Award-winning sports columnist Gary Mason joins the Oldtimers on the ice as well as on the bus and in the planes, and listens in... more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 22.95
With heart and humor, popular hockey author Andrew Podnieks highlights the game?s vital place in the fabric of daily life in Canada. Accompanied by stunning color images, the 65 “mini-essays? here bring to life the glorious events, objects, and artifacts that form the sport's collective memory — tabletop hockey and backyard rinks, the heart-quickening... more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 18.95
Few professional athletes have been as loved and respected as Jean Béliveau, captain of the fabled Montreal Canadiens during the team?s glory years in the 1950s and 1960s. His career on ice was followed by an equally successful career in the Canadiens' front office. First published in 1994, this classic biography has been fully updated to reflect... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2014; US$ 13.48
Dort, wo 2014 die Olympischen Winterspiele stattfinden, war einst ein Schlachtfeld. Russische Truppen hielten bei Sotschi 1864 ihre Siegesparade ab, nachdem sie die Tscherkessen aus ihrer angestammten Heimat vertrieben hatten. Hunderttausende fanden den Tod oder mussten in die Türkei und den Nahen Osten fliehen. Manfred Quiring erzählt die bewegte... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2013; Not Available
The incredible true story of the trailblazing men who risked everything to pass through the Iron Curtain and become NHL superstars, Breakaway is a thrilling look at the stories that changed hockey forever. From midnight meetings in secluded forests, to evading capture by military and police forces, this is the story of the brave players whose passion... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00
CATCH THE WAVE Have you always thought surfing looks like so much fun but lacked the confidence to try it? Do you dream of having sun-bleached hair and surf-toned arms? Maybe you?d like to join those surfers you watch from the comfort of your beach towel? With women?s surfing booming as never before, now is the perfect time to grab a board and get... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00
This is a statistical history of the National Hockey League in its first fifty seasons. It provides every statistic for every player for every game, including playoff games. A full introduction puts the tremendous amount of data contained within the book in its historical context, and each chapter then recounts a single season. An explanatory essay... more...