Canadian Hockey Record Breakers
Legendary Feats by Canada's Greatest PlayersPaperback - 2004
On ice and steel, Canada's players have carved out a place among the greatest legends of hockey, pushing the edge and evolving the game into the fast-paced, strategy-laden sport it is today. This engaging book explores the stories behind the spectacular moments of Canada's hockey record breakers: * The Forwards: They Shoot, They Score tells of the great goal scorers in Canadian hockey, both past and present -- Wayne Gretzky, ''Phantom'' Joe Malone, Maurice ''the Rocket'' Richard, Gordie Howe * The Last Line... Defence recounts stories of bold defencemen who are often goal scorers in their own right -- Bobby Orr, Ray Bourque, Paul Coffey * Goaltenders: Behind the Mask details the careers of those quirky individuals who face the force of a frozen rubber disk with lightning reflexes -- Patrick Roy, Terry Sawchuk * Canada's Best on the International Stage narrates many of the momentous occasions where Canadian players have fought for honour in the game and won -- capturing the Summit Series, Olympic Gold * Riots, Plagues and Other Odd Moments in Hockey relates the stories of off-ice events that have affected the game. * Finally, The Score Sheet lists the names and records of the top 10 in all categories of the game.
Publisher: [Montreal, Quebec] : OverTime Books, 2004.
Characteristics: 142 pages :,illustrations ;,21 cm.