Weird Facts About Canadian Hockey

Weird Facts About Canadian Hockey

Strange, Wacky and Hilarious Stories

Book - 2005
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Canadian hockey is rife with tales of the odd, the strange, the funny and, occasionally, the disturbing side of the game: * In 1976, Maple Leafs coach Red Kelly installed pyramids in the players' dressing room and under the bench in an attempt to harness ''pyramid power'' * The Cusimano brothers started the tradition of ''octopus hurling'' during the 1952 playoff games * In 1930, Toronto Maple Leafs' general manager Conn Smythe placed a winning bet on a longshot horse to pay the cash-strapped Ottawa Senators for star player Frank ''King'' Clancy * After a hard-fought win in the 1972 NHL playoffs, goaltender Bruce Gamble discovered after the fact that he had suffered a heart attack while minding the net * After winning the Stanley Cup in 1924, the Montreal Canadiens left the precious trophy sitting in the snow by the side of the road! * And many more...
Publisher: [Brossard, PQ] : Overtime Books, c2005
ISBN: 9780973768121
0973768126
Branch Call Number: 796.962 BOE
Characteristics: 159 p. : ill. ; 21 cm

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