Now You Know Hockey (Google eBook)

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Dundurn, 2008 - Reference - 150 pages
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As Canadians, we all think we know hockey inside and out, but Doug Lennox, the head referee of Q&A, delivers the score on everything from All-Stars to Zambonis and stickhandles the skinny on who wore the first mask in hockey, how the term hat trick originated, and just where hockey was invented. Along the way, you'll discover all sorts of fascinating things about the giants of the game, from Jean Beliveau and Sidney Crosby to Gordie Howe and Alexander Ovechkin.

  • Who was the first black player in the NHL?
  • Where did the word deke come from?
  • What was the greatest women's hockey team of all time?
  • How did the Rocket Richard riot start?
  • Who was the first Russian to play in the NHL?
  • When was the Stanley Cup not awarded?
  • What team beat Canada for the gold medal in the 1936 Winter Olympics?
  

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Contents

Preface
7
Who was the first hockey player to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated?
35
Who are the Broad Street Bullies?
41
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Doug Lennox is an internationally acclaimed broadcaster, a veteran character actor, a commercial voice artist, and a bestselling author. He has appeared in more than 60 films and television features, including X-Men, Police Academy, Lonesome Dove, and Against the Ropes, and has shared screen time with Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, James Garner, Burt Reynolds, Holly Hunter, Charles Bronson, Eric McCormack, Gary Oldman, and myriad others. He lives in Toronto.

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