Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Shoots and Scores!

Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Shoots and Scores!

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Full of high-scoring facts and hard-hitting trivia, Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Shoots and Scores offers a cross-checking cross-section of hockey's history, mythology, hagiography, psychology and pathology. Read about the origins of the "Coolest Game on Earth"; the greatest teams in hockey history; the lives of Lord Stanley, Conn Smythe, Lester Patrick and other founding fathers of hockey; "Hockey Night in Hollywood"-the best (and worst) hockey movies of all-time; the "Incredible Exploding Zamboni" (and those who lived to tell the tale); a rap sheet of hockey arrests (Derek Sanderson, Marty McSorley, Todd Bertuzzi); goalies' superstitions (Patrick Roy's conversations with goal posts; Glenn Hall's pre-game gastric cleansing); the tragic deaths of Bill Barilko, Pelle Lindbergh and Tim Horton; "The Flying Fathers"-a barnstorming team of hockey-playing priests; Peanuts creator Charles Schulz's many contributions to the game; quotable quotes from Don Cherry, Eddie Shack, Tiger Williams; and much, much more.Ages 10 and up
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : Raincoast Books, c2005
ISBN: 9781551928494
1551928493
Branch Call Number: 796.962 UNC
Characteristics: x, 292 p. ; 21 cm

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