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Sports Illustrated Hockey Talk: From Hat Tricks to Headshots and Everything in-between

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From the leader in sports writing comes a collection of stories that examine just about every aspect of the game: the players, the league and what it means to the fans.

For true hockey fans, there is no sport as great, as fast, as competitive, or as important as their beloved hockey game. The teams, the organizations, and the players are a part of their family and Saturday night is better known as hockey night. As children, we hockey fans would wake at 6am, jump into the back of a cold station wagon and head off with Dad or Mom at the wheel to our hockey games. Sleep deprived, cold and tired - it didn't matter how low we felt because as soon as those skates were laced, it was game-on! We traded the cards, we followed the players, and we watched as our team fought through the regular season to earn their rightful place in the post season. There is nothing like the feeling of seeing your team go all the way, seeing them hoist that cherished Cup that Lord Stanley so kindly gifted to the Dominion of Canada, seeing the tears in the eyes of these grown men, these ice warriors. We love this game of ours, and we can't get enough, so thank you Sports Illustrated for bringing us more.

In this book, Sports Illustrated's most prolific hockey writers give us the honest goods on hockey. They tell us about the players, the infractions, the best series, the most contentious of battles and the most glorious of victories. This is hockey in its truest form. This is hockey writing for hockey lovers and with an array of Sports Illustrated photos throw in for added benefit. This is just about the best damn book available on hockey, anywhere, period.

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About the Author

Sports Illustrated opened its doors in 1954. The company has a massive international staff of the highest regarded sports writers and photographers and has widely become recognized globally as the most respected voice in sports journalism. Through its magazines and website, Sports Illustrated reaches over 21 million sports enthusiasts weekly — that's a lot of hockey fans.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780771083235
Subtitle:
From Hat Tricks to Headshots and Everything in-between
Publisher:
McClelland & Stewart
Author:
Sports Illustrated
Publication Date:
20111122
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English

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