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Toe Blake biography offers unprecedented insight into life and career of the Canadiens legend
'Toe Blake: Winning Is Everything' dives deep into the life of Montreal Canadiens great Toe Blake, offering insight into his playing and coaching career, his time spent with fellow NHL legends such as Maurice Richard and the record five-straight Stanley Cup victories.
Ken Dryden's book on Scotty Bowman is a work about a hockey genius written by a hockey genius
It's the story of one of the game's greatest coaches written by one of the game's best goaltenders of all-time, and woven throughout are brilliant stories from two of the greatest minds to grace the ice.
Most Valuable: Making the case for Crosby as the greatest player of all-time
He transformed the NHL, left his mark on the international stage and his entire career has happened right before our eyes. Crosby's career isn't over, but he's already in the conversation as one of the greatest to ever play the game.
Jagr on Broadway: How the future Hall of Famer made an impact during his days as a New York Rangers
He arrived following some difficult years with the Washington Capitals, but Jaromir Jagr was as good as ever during his time with the New York Rangers, influencing a new wave of talent and helping drive the Blueshirts to a period of sustained on-ice success.
Q & A with actor Jay Baruchel: on Habs fandom, fighting and being a Canadian in Hollywood
The creator of 'Goon' has a hard-hitting, soul-bearing new book on hockey fandom. He catches up with The Hockey News to talk fighting, family, patriotism and much more in this exclusive interview.
Tie Domi autobiography sheds light on life of an enforcer, but doesn't name names
Tie Domi has had an interesting life and NHL career and he chronicles both in his new book, Shift Work, which was co-written by Jim Lang.
The goalie who became famous for robbing banks
Patrick Cote's sad and shocking news the other day brought to mind hockey's most notorious bank robber. Attila Ambrus, who knocked over 26 banks in Hungary in the 1990s, became a folk hero of sorts during a time of turmoil in the country. His tale has been made into a book and he was released from prison in 2012 after serving 12 years of a 17-year sentence.
What's the best American team of all-time? It's no miracle...
The American team that beat Canada in a best-of-three final at the 1996 World Cup is the best collection ever to wear stars and stripes. It was a coming out party for Team USA, which rolled through the round-robin, toppled Russia in the semifinal and bounced back from a Game 1 overtime loss in the final.
Best of the Books: Jonathan Toews' formative years
In a Best of the Books feature, Ryan Kennedy goes behind-the-scenes to provide a glimpse into the early years of Blackhawks superstar Jonathan Toews.
Best of the Books: Fastest hat trick in NHL history
On March 23, 1952, Bill Mosienko of the Chicago Black Hawks scored three goals in 21 seconds against the New York Rangers, setting the record which has stood ever since
Best of the Books: Top 10 players with Irish surnames
In honor of St. Patrick's Day, we profile the best active players whose last names hold a lot of love for Ireland.
Best of the Books: Most game-winning goals in one playoff series
In our Best of the Books feature, Adam Proteau looks back on Mike Bossy's incredible and unbreakable record four game-winning goals in a single post-season series, which he set against the Boston Bruins in the 1983 Wales Conference final.
Best of the Books: Most goals scored in one road game
In our Best of the Books feature, Jason Kay shines the light on the sextet Red Berenson potted Nov. 7, 1968, in front of Flyers fans at the old Spectrum in Philadelphia.
Best of the Books: Consecutive games played by a goalie
In our Best of the Books feature, Brian Costello reminisces about Glenn Hall's untouchable mark, set more than 50 years ago.