Glenn Hall: The Man They Call Mr. Goalie

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Albion Press, Sep 1, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 252 pages
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In this engaging biography, hockey coach and writer Tom Adrahtas traces Mr. Goalie's rise to stardom and firmly establishes his claim to the title of number one all-time goaltender. From the goaltender's legendary pre-game ritual through the evolution of Hall's trademark butterfly style and the unparalleled consistency of his play, this is a history of the heady days of early hockey. Through interviews with Mr. Goalie, Hall's family, and such noteworthy team-mates as Stan Mikita, Doug Harvey, Ted Lindsay, Bobby Hull and many more, Adrahtas brings to life hockey in the golden era and reminds us that Glenn Hall was number one both on the ice and off.

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Contents

Foreword by Kelly Hrudey
1
The Winter of Youth
16
Taking the Next Step
36
Copyright

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TOM ADRAHTAS is in his twenty-second year of coaching hockey. He has coached teams to the U.S. National Championship at the Bantam, AAA, Midget AAA and Junior A levels. He lives in Chicago and is the head coach of the Danville Wings Junior A hockey club.

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