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My Life in Hockey, Beliveau, Jean &  Chrys Goyens &  Allan Turowetz
1 Beliveau, Jean & Chrys Goyens & Allan Turowetz My Life in Hockey
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1994 0771011075 / 9780771011078 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author; DJ shows very light shelf wear, slight soil on page fore edges. ; Inscribed on the half title page by the author, Jean Beliveau. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 8.90 X 6.10 X 1.50 inches; 308 pages; "Like many future hockey players of the era, the Béliveau family had a backyard ice rink on which their children, friends and neighbours played shinny. Until he was twelve years old, the family rink was where Jean learned to play hockey." Unusually, Jean Béliveau seemed reluctant to join the professional teams of the NHL, but when he did, he excelled. He played for 20 seasons, during which time, his team (Montreal Canadiens or Habs) won 10 Stanley Cups. He personally won a number of awards including the Art Ross and the Conn Smythe. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Canadian Hockey Atlas, Cole, Stephen
2 Cole, Stephen The Canadian Hockey Atlas
Toronto Doubleday Canada 2006 0385660936 / 9780385660938 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
DJ & book show light shelfwear.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W and Colour Photographs; 10 X 8 X 1.30 inches; 400 pages; From the back DJ cover: "A unique celebration of Canada`s game in all its variety, this beautifully desinged book is the definitive guide to hockey from sea to sea to sea. Tracing the sport and its heroes region by region, town by town, this is the most thorough anthology of Canadian hockey moments, images and reflections ever compiled." "Organized into 11 chapters by province and territory, with over 1,000 player entries complete with listings of every hockey town and city, this book shows through history, stories, and memorabilia how the game’s wildly different local and regional strands come together into the pastime that defines Canada." 
Price: 29.95 USD
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99  Stories of the Game, Gretzky, Wayne &  Kirstie McLellan Day
3 Gretzky, Wayne & Kirstie McLellan Day 99 Stories of the Game
Toronto Viking 2016 0735232628 / 9780735232624 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
DJ shows very light shelf wear, small spot on page foredges. ; A crisp, bright book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W and colour plates; 9.37 X 6.54 X 1.50 inches; 400 pages; "In 99: Stories of the Game, Gretzky looks back on the last ninety-nine years and tells us, from his point of view, about the NHL’s most memorable moments. We already know what he means to the game. Now he shows us what the game means to him.From hockey's fierce early battles on natural ice; through its mythical golden era, where Howe, Richard, Béliveau, Hull, Orr, and Esposito defined greatness; through the unforgettable dynasties in Montreal, New York, and Edmonton and the success stories of today’s NHL, Gretzky takes us onto the ice and into the dressing room to share never-before-published stories about the great players and great characters who have inspired him.With the insight of someone who knows the incomparable thrill of lifting the Stanley Cup, as well as the agony of falling short against a bitter rival, Gretzky weaves in his own memories with the saga of the game that has meant so much to him.Warm, direct, and personal, these are accounts of friendship and rivalry, triumphs and upsets, role players and heroes. All of them great stories of the game." 
Price: 22.50 USD
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And ...Howe!  An Authorized Autobiography, Howe, Gordie &  Colleen Howe &  Tom Delisle
4 Howe, Gordie & Colleen Howe & Tom Delisle And ...Howe! An Authorized Autobiography
Traverse City MI Power Play Pubns Inc 1995 0964714906 / 9780964714908 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Signed by All Authors; Light creasing top edge of DJ ; Signed by both Gordie and Colleen Howe. A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 9.21 X 5.98 X 1.89 inches; 428 pages; " Ask Bobby Orr who was the best ever, and he’ll tell you it was Gordie Howe. Ask Wayne Gretzky, and he’ll say the same thing. Big, skilled, mean, and nearly indestructible, Howe dominated the game and the record books for decades. Today he is still known as “Mr. Hockey,” and any bruising forward who can be relied upon to take his team on his shoulders hopes to be compared to the guy who wore number 9 for Detroit for so many years.But the fact is, there will never be another like Mr. Hockey. Certainly, no one has come close to matching his incredible 20 consecutive seasons among the top five scorers in the NHL. No one has come close to scoring 100 points after the age of 40. It seems impossible that anyone will ever again play for Team Canada against the Russians—and share the ice with his two sons. What seems even less likely is that another player will ever again suit up as a professional hockey player in six different decades.Still, Howe did not inspire generations of hockey players only by re-writing the record books, or by getting his name engraved on the league’s more coveted trophies. When fans and players alike talk about Gordie Howe, it’s not so much the player they revere, as the man. Despite his unyielding ferocity on the ice, Howe’s name has long been a byword for decency, generosity, and honesty off it. Even those who were too young to see him play know him as a man of his word, and a family man.Going back to Howe’s Depression-era roots, and following him through his Hall of Fame career, his enduring marriage to Colleen, his extraordinary relationship with his children, and into the present, Mr. Hockey is the definitive account of the game’s most incredible legacy. " 
Price: 17.50 USD
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