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THE HABS - Brian McFarlane's Original Six by  Brian (foreword by Bob Gainey) McFarlane - First Edition - 1996 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe (SKU: 224949)

THE HABS - Brian McFarlane's Original Six

THE HABS - Brian McFarlane's Original Six by  Brian (foreword by Bob Gainey) McFarlane - First Edition - 1996 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe (SKU: 224949)

THE HABS - Brian McFarlane's Original Six

by McFarlane, Brian (foreword by Bob Gainey)

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Toronto: Stoddart Publishing, 1996. (xiii) 217 pp. Pale gray boards lettered in red on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Still in the publisher's original shrink wrap; lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings. The Chapters are: The Early Years: How the Canadiens Got Their Name; The Montreal Cup Game that Was Never Finished; First Season Woes; Montrealers Disfigure the Stanley Cup; The Goalie Wore No Gloves; Wacky Events from the Past. The Turbulent Twenties: Illness Ends Series in Seattle; A Shy Little Guy Almost Gives Up; Habs Win Game in Record Time; The Goat of the Game - Temporarily; The Habs Are Sold for $11,000; Joliat Lucky to Leave Town Alive; Was Cleghorn the Toughest of Them All; Dandurand Suspends Own Players After Brutal Playoff Game; Forum Built for Maroons but Habs Play There First; Vezina's Farewell Visit to the Forum; A Worthy Successor to Vezina; A Rousing Start. Years of Woe: Aurel Joliat: 130 Pounds of Might and Muscle; Forum Site of Longest Game; Montrealers Pay Tribute to the Magnificent Morenz; A Writer Mourns Morenz; The Man Who Checked Morenz Never Recovered; Death of the Flying Dutchman. The Irvin Era: Irvin's Gashouse Gang; Dick Irvin: Great Player Great Coach; Five for the Rocket; Blake Shines in '44 Cup Triumph; The Rocket Set the Standard; Durnan's Shutout Streak; Smythe Loved the Rocket; One for the Book; Riot at the Forum; What Happened in Boston; Past Mideeds of the Rocket; The Kid Who Shot the Rocket; Rivals Dispute Richard's Toughness; Initiation Time; Curry's Hat Trick Saved His Job; Beliveau's First Trick; The Reluctant Goalie; Fake Fake Fake; Doug Harvey: Marching to a Different Drum; Knock Knock Who's There; Selke and Pollock: Two of a Kind. The Toe Blake Era: Toe's First Coaching Triumph; Bonin the Bear Wrestler; Boom Boom Goes for the Record; Boom Boom Shakes Cast; Five in a Row is Fantastic; They Could Have Won Eight in a Row; Rousseau's Strange Penalty Shot; Selke Signs the Pocket Rocket; Red Fisher Recalls a Great Game in Chicago; Hab Fan Steals the Cup; The Unlikely Vezina Winner; Fergie Feared Maiming an Opponent; Fergie's First Game; Fergie and the Golden Jet; Little-known Facts About Fergie; Monahan's NHL Debut; Dennis Hull's Forum Memories; A Few Words About Moore. Six Cups in the Seventies: Scotty Bowman: Often an Enigma; Houle Was a Great Junior; Beliveau Credited for Unique Cup Tradition; MacNeil Under Fire; Lafleur Cried Over a Million Dollar Deal; Brother Against Brother; He Turned His Back on the Habs; Doug Jarvis an Overnight Success; Don Cherry's Long-standing Nightmare; The Roadrunner Could Fly; What a Season; Four in a Row; Six Cup Wins for Dryden; The Cup Goes Missing; A Dynasty Crumbles; Habs' Biggest Draft Blunder; Fergie Victim of Savard's Devilish Humour; Dick Irvin Recalls the Unknown Goaltender; The Second-best Brother Combination; NBC Anticipates Great Goaltending Duel; Other Superstars of the '70s. Corey and Recent Conflicts: Corey at the Top; Corey Cleans House; Shutt Speaks Out; Lucky to be Alive; Remember Steve Penney; Canadiens of '84 a Different Breed; Chelios Had to Go; Memories of Roy; Skrudland Quick on the Trigger; An Outrageous Specatacle; Gallivan Was a National Treasure; Desjardins Nets Three; Dream Team Honoured; Savard Waited Years to Touch the Cup; Not Another Riot; Montrealers Dominant in Vezina Trophy Wins; Hab Rookies Seldom Win the Calder; You Could Look it Up; and Great Moments in Montreal's Hockey History.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.


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THE HABS - Brian McFarlane's Original Six
McFarlane, Brian (foreword by Bob Gainey)
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