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Sports & Recreation Hockey

The Game 20th Anniversary Edition

by (author) Ken Dryden

Publisher
HarperCollins Canada
Initial publish date
Jun 2013
Category
Hockey
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781443427296
    Publish Date
    Jun 2013
    List Price
    $17.99 USD

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Description

Widely acknowledged as the best hockey book ever written and lauded by Sports Illustrated as one of the Top 10 Sports Books of All Time, The Game is a reflective and thought-provoking look at a life in hockey. Intelligent and insightful, former Montreal Canadiens goalie and former President of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Ken Dryden captures the essence of the sport and what it means to all hockey fans. He gives us vivid and affectionate portraits of the characters Guy Lafleur, Larry Robinson, Guy Lapointe, Serge Savard, and coach Scotty Bowman among them that made the Canadiens of the 1970s one of the greatest hockey teams in history. But beyond that, Dryden reflects on life on the road, in the spotlight, and on the ice, offering up a rare inside look at the game of hockey and an incredible personal memoir. This commemorative edition marks the 20th anniversary of The Game's original publication. It includes black and white photography from the Hockey Hall of Fame and a new chapter from the author. Take a journey to the heart and soul of the game with this timeless hockey classic.

About the author

Ken Dryden is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame and the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame and is widely recognized as one of the greatest goaltenders of all time. During Dryden’s eight seasons in goal, the Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup six times, and Dryden won the Conn Smythe Trophy, Calder Cup and Vezina trophy six times. A graduate of Cornell University and, in law, McGill University, he is the author of three other books, Home Game, The Moved and the Shaken and In School. Ken served as a member of parliament, including as a cabinet minister, and was recently inducted into the Order of Canada. He lives in Toronto.

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