The Ultimate Hockey Quiz Book

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Firefly Books Limited, Aug 1, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 160 pages
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Who said "If the good die young, I'll probably live to 203?"
Who is the oldest player to register a 50 goal season in the NHL?
When was the longest overtime game played and which teams were involved?
What team once traded a hockey player for another team's bus?
Which American team was the first to win the Stanley Cup? (Seattle Metropolitans, 1917).

Who were: One-eyed Frank
The Big Train
Old Poison
The Great Wall of China
Jake the Snake
Bootnose

Who made up the: Production Line
Punch Line
GAG Line
French Connection

And who was the first woman to play in a professional hockey game?

Brian McFarlane has the answer to these and other fascinating questions about great goalies, player milestones, playoff participants, trophy winners, hockey oddities, and more.

From the National Hockey League to the World Hockey Association, The Ultimate Hockey Quiz Book will test the knowledge of every fan, from the hockey novice to the game expert. Irreverent, entertaining and informative, it is also a hilarious diversion for hockey fans of all ages.

The Ultimate Hockey Quiz Book is a compilation of hockey history, players, personalities, and hundreds of little-known facts on every team in the NHL as well as trivia from the old Western Hockey League that test the knowledge of every fan from the hockey novice to the expert.

This book draws on Brian McFarlane's lifelong experience with hockey playing, interviewing, commentating and writing about one of the fastest and most exciting of team sports. The Ultimate Hockey Quiz Book contains everything you ever wanted to know about hockey but were afraid to ask. It is essential, entertaining reading for hockey fans of all ages.

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Brian McFarlane has been a hockey broadcaster and writer for over 40 years. He was a host and commentator on Hockey Night in Canada for 27 years. He has written over 40 books on hockey and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame, Media Section in 1995. He currently runs a hockey museum and is in demand as a public speaker and master of ceremonies. He plays oldtimers' hockey three times a week.

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