Go to the Net: Eight Goals That Changed the Game

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Triumph Books, Oct 1, 2006 - GAMES - 304 pages
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The ultimate hockey insider shares the lowdown on the personalities, the dressing room banter, the chalktalk, and the sweat-stained passion behind eight of the most famous goals that changed ice hockey forever. Among them are Guy Lafleur's notorious "too many men on the ice" goal in 1979, Wayne Gretzky's overtime goal in Game Two of the Smythe Division finals in 1988, Paul Coffey's dramatic counterattack in the 1984 Canada Cup against the USSR and Brett Hull's disputed 1999 Stanley Cup winner. Al Strachan passes on, in the trenchant style of his famous columns, insights into the goals that reveal not only the way the game has changed but also about the gritty soul of hockey that will remains constant.

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another boring read, DON'T waste your money


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Al Strachan is a columnist with the Toronto Sun and an analyst with the CBC's Hockey Night in Canada. He has been writing about hockey and hanging out with NHL players, coaches, general managers, and owners for 30 years. He lives in Toronto.

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