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ISBN10: 1459706862
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Felix Batterinski grew up tough in Northern Ontario where hockey was the only way out of a life of grinding poverty. He got out and enjoyed fame as a hockey "enforcer" for the Philadelphia Flyers. But fame is fleeting.

Now in his thirties and at the end of his playing career, Felix tries to make a go of it as a player-coach for a Finnish club. As the lone Canadian on the team, he is an outsider with a reputation that takes on a life of its own. When a controversial play brings his comeback bid to a screeching halt, Felix is faced with his own obsolescence and begins a tragic descent into disillusion and despair.

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Felix Batterinski grew up tough in Northern Ontario. After enjoying brief fame as an "enforcer" for the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers, he finds himself eking out a living as a player-coach in Finland. But a controversial play spells the end of his comeback bid, and Felix begins a tragic descent into disillusion and despair.

About the Author

Roy MacGregor is the bestselling author of Home Team: Fathers, Sons, and Hockey (shortlisted for the Governor General's Award), Northern Light, and Canadians. Currently, he is a regular columnist for the Globe and Mail. His journalism has earned him four National Magazine Awards and two National Newspaper Awards. In 2012 he became a Media Honouree Hockey Hall of Fame. He lives in Ottawa.

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JohnLee, January 3, 2013 (view all comments by JohnLee)
the best hockey book i have ever read...a must read for anyone interested in what is was like to be a player in the 70's,before the big money came along...touched on things that later came out about eagleson and the players pension...this book will make you laugh as well as angry...no one in this book comes out looking good ,they all need a good kick in the ass...read it you won't be sorry
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781459706866
Author:
Macgregor, Roy
Publisher:
Dundurn Group (CA)
Author:
MacGregor, Roy
Author:
Roy, MacGregor
Location:
Toronto
Subject:
Men's Adventure
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
NHL
Subject:
enforcer
Subject:
canucklehead
Subject:
Goon
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Finland
Subject:
Sex
Subject:
Polish history
Subject:
Ontario
Subject:
Sudbury
Subject:
Ottawa Valley
Subject:
Fathers
Subject:
Sons
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Vampires
Subject:
Superstition
Subject:
Media
Subject:
Soviet Union
Subject:
Bobby Orr
Subject:
Bobby Clarke
Subject:
Alan Eagleson
Subject:
Hockey
Subject:
Violence
Subject:
Los A
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Popular Fiction - Adventure
Subject:
NHL enforcer canucklehead goon Finland sex Polish history Ontario Sudbury Ottawa Valley fathers sons religion vampires superstition media Soviet Union Bobby Orr Bobby Clarke Alan Eagleson hockey violence Los A
Subject:
Fiction : Literary
Subject:
Canada
Subject:
Fiction : Men's Adventure
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20121231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in

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"Synopsis" by , Felix Batterinski grew up tough in Northern Ontario. After enjoying brief fame as an "enforcer" for the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers, he finds himself eking out a living as a player-coach in Finland. But a controversial play spells the end of his comeback bid, and Felix begins a tragic descent into disillusion and despair.
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