Collins Gem Hockey Facts & Stats 2008-09

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HarperCollins Publishers Limited, Oct 6, 2008 - Sports & Recreation - 516 pages
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Collins Gem Hockey Facts & Stats was the #1 hockey book in Canada in 2007, outselling even the NHL Official Guide and Record Book. Now updated for the 2008-09 season, this pocket-sized marvel returns with new stats and even more facts than before. It covers all of the 2007-08 NHL results and international hockey information. It also includes a special feature on the World Junior Championships--just in time for the 2009 tournament in Ottawa as Team Canada attempts to win an astounding fifth consecutive championship. The ultimate reference for hockey pools and trivia leagues, and an ideal stocking stuffer for fans of all ages, Collins Gem Hockey Facts & Stats is ready for another winning year.

Collins Gem Hockey Facts & Stats includes
* an A-to-Z directory of players, with comprehensive stats and biographical information
* team histories, NHL standings and Stanley Cup finals results since 1917
* a complete list of players and personalities enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame
* a summary of the 2007-08 NHL season, including shootout statistics and scoring leaders
* results and standings for World, World Junior and Olympic Championships

Features an expanded section on the international ice hockey federation World junior hockey championships to be held in Ottawa in 2009.

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Scoring Leaders Goalie Leaders 200708
Player Statistics by Team 2008 Playoffs

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About the author (2008)

ANDREW PODNIEKS is the author of more than fifty-five books on hockey, including the IIHF Media Guide & Record Book 2011 . Other recent titles include Sid vs. Ovi: Natural Born Rivals and Retired Numbers: A Celebration of NHL Excellence . He has created all previous editions of the bestselling Hockey Facts & Stats . Andrew Podnieks lives in Toronto. Visit his website at .

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