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Legendary Stanley Cup Stories

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ISBN-10: 1551683628

ISBN-13: 9781551683621

Edition: 2008

Authors: Brian McFarlane

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Brian McFarlane spent his professional career -- 25 years -- as the face of hockey, calling games for millions of viewers and interviewing its many greats. This book revisits those heady days with colorful, candid stories told with McFarlane's trademark enthusiasm. The author covers the highs and lows, the stunning stats and comic collisions. In the process, McFarlane gives readers a lively history of the last three decades of Canada's favorite sport.
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Key Porter Books
Publication date: 11/24/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Introduction: The Perfect Parting Giftp. ix
Turn-of-the-Century Cup Challenges
Early Interest in the Cupp. 1
Winnipeg and Montreal Engage in Memorable Matchesp. 7
When the Vies Met the Wellingtonsp. 15
Albert "The Kid" Forrest Goes for the Cupp. 19
The Great McGeep. 27
A Stanley Cup Battle in 1906p. 31
The Arrogant Wanderersp. 43
Flu Epidemic Brings 1919 Series to a Closep. 47
Clancys Feat Will Never Be Matchedp. 51
First Series on the West Coastp. 57
The NHL Takes Control
Hamilton's Cup Hopes Shattered by Player Revoltp. 61
The Silver-Haired Saviourp. 65
Bruins Win Their First Cupp. 69
The Longest Playoff Gamesp. 73
Mel Hill Earns a Nicknamep. 79
Broda Was a Bargainp. 85
"No More Beer, Alfie, You're Playing Tonight"p. 87
Champions of the Original Six Era
Adams Suspended After Rink Chasep. 91
Barilkos Career Ends Tragicallyp. 97
The Octopus Tossersp. 101
Five in a Row Is Fantasticp. 103
The Ugly Forum Riotp. 109
Referee Quits After Playoff Fiascop. 115
Gadsby Never Got a Sipp. 119
Horton Would Have Won the Smythe Trophyp. 123
Carl the Cup Makerp. 127
The Cup Thiefp. 131
Billy Harris's Stanley Cup Memoriesp. 135
Bauns Broken-Leg Goalp. 141
Sawchuk's Greatest Gamep. 145
Final Goal of the Original Six Erap. 149
Expansion Brings New Champs
Boston Fans Enraged After Quinn Kayoes Orrp. 153
Espo Says Bruins the Bestp. 157
Flyers Win Back to Backp. 163
Four Straight for Scotty's Habsp. 169
Lanny, McDonald's Biggest Thrillsp. 175
Who Stole the Cup?p. 177
Bruins' Blunder Costs Cherry His Jobp. 181
Isles Soar to the Topp. 185
Scotty Bowman on the Cupp. 189
Those Awesome Oilersp. 195
Individual Headline-Makers
Neilson's Towel Waving Part of Stanley Cup Lorep. 201
Schoenfeld Blasts Koharskip. 205
Kid from Hell's Kitchen Owns Three Stanley Cup Ringsp. 209
Winning the Cup Comes Easy for Somep. 211
Leetch and Messier Bring the Cup to New Yorkp. 213
Uwe Krupp: The First German Stanley Cup Herop. 217
Wings End 42-Year Droughtp. 221
Konstantinov Almost Dies in Post-Season Disasterp. 225
Brett Hull's Tainted Goal Brings Cup to Texasp. 229
Andreychuk Bows Out a Winnerp. 233
Dominik Hasek: Next Stop, Hall of Famep. 237
Bordering on the Bizarrep. 239
Canes Win Despite Koivu's Couragep. 245
A Final Wordp. 251
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