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A SEASON OF LOSS - A Lifetime of Forgiveness - The Dan Snyder and Dany Heatley Story
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A SEASON OF LOSS - A Lifetime of Forgiveness - The Dan Snyder and Dany Heatley Story

By Manasso, John

Toronto: ECW Press, 2005. (x) 259 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with colour plates. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. On September 29, 2003, not far from his home, 22-year-old Dany Heatley lost control of his ferrari while speeding down a treacherous Atlanta road. Snyder, who was in the passenger seat, was thrown from the car. And he died six days later... Shortly after that, The Tragicaly Hip memorialized him in song. The Contents are: The Crash; The Country Boy; Five Days at Grady Hospital; A Funeral in Elmira; The Fountain of Memories and the Road to Healing; Nothing Loved Is Ever Lost; The Mennonites and Restorative Justice; A Return to the Ice; The Wolves; Heaven Is a Better Place; Cards and Letters; Summer into Fall; The Lawyers; Reckoning; and Closure.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

CALLING THE SHOTS - Ups, Downs and Rebounds - My Life in the Great Game of Hockey
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CALLING THE SHOTS - Ups, Downs and Rebounds - My Life in the Great Game of Hockey

By Hrudey, Kelly (with Kirstie McLellan Day) (foreword by Wayne Gretzky)

Toronto: Harper Collins Publishers, 2017. (x) 310 pp. Quarter-bound in blue on blue boards; lettered in silver on the spine; headband; illustrated with colour plates. Lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword by Wayne Gretzky; Prologue; Just a Warrior; I Hate the Shake; It's All in the DNA; Living Large; Agent Orange; In All His Naked Glory; Character; The Islander's Love Wayne's Story; It Made My Toes Curl; Brown-eyed Girl; I't Not Doing this by Myself Again; Grace Under Fire; Tunes; Q-tips in His Ears; The Worst Goalie in the League; Right to the Point; The Gretzky High Stick on Gilmour; Crushed; Delivering Newspapers; The Adventures of Bruce McNall; I Was Petrified; A Fun Night Turned Ugly; One Point; An A-Hole Move; It Killed Me; Can You Read Effin' Minds?; O Woe Is Me - Our Goaltender Isn't Doing His Job; An Absolute Stud; I Knew I Was Going to Be in Trouble; and The Goalie Who Cried Wolf; followed by an epilogue and an index. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

SAWCHUK - The Troubles and Triumphs of the World's Greatest Goalie
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SAWCHUK - The Troubles and Triumphs of the World's Greatest Goalie

By Dupuis, David (re: Terry Sawchuk)

Toronto: Stoddart Publishing, 1998. (xxiii) 304 pp. Red boards lettered in silver on the spine; headband; red endpapers; illustrated with black and white plates. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Prologue: Saturday Afternoon in Chicago; They Called Him Butch; Climbing the Ladder; The Kid Has It; The Greatest Season Ever; Shutouts and Setbacks; Wedding Bells; Another Championship Season; The Dynasty Ends; Early Departure; The Long Road Home; Mr Relaxation; The Man in the Mask; The Record Breaker; Sharing the Limelight; The Last Hurrah; King Terry; Last Days in Detroit; To Catch a Falling Star; Love Pat and the Kids; A Wake to Remember; Number One; Appendix I: The Goalies; and Appendix II: Terry Sawchuk's Shutouts; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

THE CRAZY GAME - How I Survived in the Crease and Beyond
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THE CRAZY GAME - How I Survived in the Crease and Beyond

By Malarchuk, Clint (with Dan Robson)

Toronto: Harper Collins Publishers, 2014. (xii) 256 pp. Quarter-bound in yellow on black boards; lettered in black on the spine; yellow endpapers; headband; illustrated with mostly colour plates. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. No job in the world of sports is as intimidating, exhilarating and stress-ridden as that of a hockey goaltender. Add to that, getting your throat slashed by a skate during a collision on the ice and you have, at the very least, a less-than-average hockey story. The Contents are: Prologue; The Crazy Game; Slaughterhouse; Shattered Glass; Wobblebottom; Stomach Pains; Empty Bottles; Butterfly; A Strong Defence; Training Camp; Hitched; A Fighting Chance; Traded; Capital Crimes; Jugular; Night Terrors; Whiskey and Pills; Can't Do This; Sin City; Dad; Retired; East; South; Open Wounds; Open Bottles; I'd Never; I Might; I Did; The Damage Done; Alcatraz; Warriors; Family Day; Post-Traumatic; On the Outside; Relapse; and Lucky One; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

$14.95

MY LAST FIGHT - The True Story of a Hockey Rock Star
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MY LAST FIGHT - The True Story of a Hockey Rock Star

By McCarty, Darren (with Kevin Allen)

Chicago: Triumph Books, 2013. (xiv) 235 pp. Black boards decorated in red on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs and colour plates. The Contents are: Introduction; Motivate Me; The Apprenticeship; Probie's Shadow; The Grind Line; Learning How to Win; Crime and Punishment; Tomas Storm Trooper; 2002; Grinder; Goodbye Detroit; Falling Down in Hawaii; 2008; Follow the Money; Reflections; How I Met My Wife; The Y Chromosome; and The Last Dance; followed by Darren McCarty Career Stats; and Playlist.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.

$14.95

SHIFT WORK
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SHIFT WORK

By Domi, Tie (with Jim Lang)

Toronto: Simon and Schuster, 2015. 227 pp. Black and white photograph of Tie Domi on the glossy pictorial boards; illustrated endpapers; headband; illustrated with colour plates. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; Junior Days; Entering the Show; Probert; Lessons from a Hot Tub; Good Cop Bad Cop; The Clown Show; What It Takes to Win; Behind the Scenes; Last Days in the NHL; Keeping It Real; Turning a New Page; and Family; followed by: Conclusion.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

$14.95

99 STORIES OF THE GAME
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99 STORIES OF THE GAME

By Gretzky, Wayne (with Kirstie McLellan Day)

Toronto: Viking - The Penguin Group, 2016. (xv) 400 pp. Quarter-bound in white on orange boards; lettered in blue on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white and colour plates. Gretzky looks back on the last ninety-nine years and shares his thoughts on the NHL's most memorable moments. The Contents are: Prologue; The First Hockey Star; In the Beginning; Tex's Rangers and the Leafs; The Bruins; The Hawks; The Wings; The Original Six; The Stanley Cup; The Vezina; The Lady Byng; The First All-Star Game; Fire in His Eyes; The Forgotten Miracle; The Greatest of Them All; Willie O'Ree; Stand Firm; The Second Six; Black, White and Silver; The St. Louis Blues; The Minnesota North Stars; The Oakland Seals; The Pittsburgh Penguins; The Philadelphia Flyers; The World Hockey Association; The Summit Series; Inside the Miracle; The 1984 Canada Cup; The 1987 Canada Cup; The 1998 Winter Olympics; The Culture of Winning; Hockey on the Island; Only the Good Die Young; The Last Dynasty; Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow; and I Just Love to Play; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

$19.95

THE HABS - An Oral History of the Montreal Canadiens 1940 - 1980
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THE HABS - An Oral History of the Montreal Canadiens 1940 - 1980

By Irvin, Dick

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1991. 350 pp. Red boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The story of the team with more Stanley Cup wins than any other team has, or will have get. The Contents are: The 1940s: The First Hero; A New Coach - And Two Rookies from the West; The Punch Line; Yes, There Was a War; Frank Selke Takes Over; A Team in Transition. The Early 1950s: The Barilko Goal; The Rocket's Goal; Elmer's Goal; Leswick's Goal; The Rocket's Riot. Five in a Row: The First Dynasty: Toe Takes Over; The Players; As Others Saw Them; Doug. The 1960s: The Old Gang Breaks Up; More New Face, Two More Cups; The Leafs' Last Cup, Then Two More fo the Habs. The Early 1970s: From Top to Bottom and Back Again; Scotty Takes Over. Four in a Row: The Second Dynasty: A Memorable New Year's Eve at the Forum; Those Who Made It Happen; Those Who Saw Them. Does the Tradition Continue?: Six Coaches, One Cup; Today's Team; Epilogue; Appendix: Selected Team and Individual Statistics; and an Index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

GREAT STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS
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GREAT STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS

By Libby, Bill

New York: Random House, 1972. 153 pp. Pictorial boards; illustrated endpapers; illustrated with black and white photographs. Light wear at the corners with a previous owner's name on the front endpaper; as issued, no dustjacket. The Contents are: Introduction; The Big Bad Bruins; Turnaround by Toronto; Sage of the Silver Fox - Lester Patrick; Sudden Death - Boston Bruins and New York Rangers; The Rocket Blasts Off - Rocket Richard; The Red Wings Fly High; The Greatest Team - Montreal Canadiens; Golden Jet in the Windy City - Bobby Hull; Punch's Senior Citizens - The Toronto Maple Leafs; and Old and New; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

HOCKEY'S BOOK OF FIRSTS
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HOCKEY'S BOOK OF FIRSTS

By Duplacey, James

England: JG Press - World Publishing, 2007. 160 pp. Glossy pictorial boards matching the dustjacket; red endpapers; illustrated with black and white and colour photographs. Lightly rubbed on the corners; small ink mark on the front free endpaper. The Contents are: The Players - everything from the first to score a goal, wear a mask, use a water bottle, be named team captain... The History - everything from the first team to disappear without a trace to the first rookie to score on each of his four shots... And The Game - everything from the first hockey movie to the first hat trick with a hat and the first hockey player to die as a result of an on-ice injury.... First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Near Fine. 8vo.

$14.95

POWER PLAY - The Memoirs of a Hockey Czar
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POWER PLAY - The Memoirs of a Hockey Czar

By Eagleson, Alan (with Scott Young)

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1991. 327 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: An Oppression of Hockey Players; Involvements; Early Days with Orr; Politics; The Road to the 1972 Series; Four in Canada, Four in Moscow; Life and Death of the WHA; The Canada Cup; Another Side of the Coin; Bobby Orr - The Breakup; The Uprisings; Exoneration; The Break with Orr - Part II; Hockey People; One Man's Trouble with Drugs; The Wave of the Future; and The Hockey Business; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

EAGLESON - The Fall of a Hockey Czar
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EAGLESON - The Fall of a Hockey Czar

By Houston, William; Shoalts, David (re: Alan Eagleson)

Toronto: McGraw Hill Ryerson, 1993. 238 pp. Blue boards lettered in silver on the spine; blue endpapers; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket with a crease on the front flap; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: The Antagonists; The Legend; The Emancipator; The Brothers; The Patriot; The Hockey Czar; The Mortgage Man; The Union Boss; The Hat Tricks; The Pensioners; The Watchers; The Siege; and The Legacy; followed by endnotes and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

SEARCHING FOR BOBBY ORR
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SEARCHING FOR BOBBY ORR

By Brunt, Stephen (re: Bobby Orr)

Toronto: Vintage Canada, 2007. 295 pp. Trade paperback format. Light wear on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates. This contains a 1971 O-Pee-Chee card featuring Orr and the winner of both the James Norris and the Hart Memorial Trophies. The Chapters are: A Memory; Parry Sound; Bucko; Signed; A Whole New Game; The Littlest General; The Eagle; Number Four Bobby Orr; Spin the Bobby; Hockey Achilles; The Artist at Work; Star Power; The Bobby Business; Ascendance; The All-American Canadian Hero; Bystander; Betrayal; and January 6 1998 - Courtroom Eight.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

GRETZKY'S TEARS - Hockey Canada and the Day Everything Changed
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GRETZKY'S TEARS - Hockey Canada and the Day Everything Changed

By Brunt, Stephen

Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2009. 255 pp. Gray boards lettered in silver on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white and colour plates. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Brunt's book might well be the best one ever written about Gretzky; if not the best, certainly the most honest. Also included here is a dropped-in reproduction of Gretzky's rookie card, published in O-Pee-Chee's Anniversay Series in 1992; along with his 1992 Canadian Card News card, featuring him in an LA uniform. The Contents are: The Next One; The Prodigy Business; A Golden Age of Hustlers; Hockey Hollywood; Bruce's Big Idea; The Last Perfect Moment (I) May 26, 1988; A Star in Star-ville; The Art of the Deal; Gretzky's Tears; Breach of Faith; The Miracles of Los Angeles; A Long Goodbye; The Last Perfect Moment (II) May 9, 1993; Mirage; and Epilogue.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

$19.95

WORLD JUNIOR HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP
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WORLD JUNIOR HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP

By Lindros, Eric

Toronto: Canadian Hockey Magazine, 1991. 178 pp. Magazine format. Light wear. Illustrated with colour photographs. 1991 WORLD JUNIOR HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP signed on the front cover "Eric Lindros #88." This is a Souvenir Programme from the World Junior Hockey Tournament which was played in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Also included are one 1993 Panini Lindros hockey sticker and four Lindros hockey cards: Score 1991 featuring a painting of Lindros in a Team Canada uniform and an Oshawa uniform; Score 1991 Awards and Honors; Score 1991 First Round Draft Choice; and 1994 McDonald's - Upper Deck All Star.. Signed. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to.

$29.95

FIRE ON ICE
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FIRE ON ICE

By Lindros, Eric (with Randy Starkman)

Toronto: Harper Collins Publishers, 1991. 178 pp. Trade paperback format. Illustrated with black and white and colour plates. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. From the Where Are They Now category, you have to wonder if Eric Lindros' career would have been different had it not been for Bobby Clarke and the way he so obviously disliked his star player. You also have to wonder what would have happened if Lindros had gone to the Quebec Nordiques when they drafted him, rather than deciding he was bigger than Hockey and heading for... Philadelphia. This includes a dropped-in copy of Lindros' Score Rookie Card from 1990 as a Future Superstar; it also includes a 1990 Score Baseball Card of Lindros in a Toronto Blue Jays baseball uniform. The Contents are: A Little Bit of Heaven; A Real Corker; Family Ties; The Extra Mile; Welcome to the Real World; Growing Pains; Lambroghini Nights; For Pride and Country; Bird on a Wire; Graduation Day; and an Appendix: Eric Lindros' Stats.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

COACH - The Pat Burns Story
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COACH - The Pat Burns Story

By DiManno, Rosie (re: Pat Burns)

Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2012. (xvi) 315 pp. Black boards lettered in silver on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Roy MacGregor said, "Brilliant. A triumph of research, re-creations and good writing. She has done her work. The easy work now is the reader's - sit back, enjoy and never, ever forget." Wherever he coached, he created really good teams, even, believe ir ot not, when he coached the Toronto Maple Leafs. He was one of the best coaches ever - not bad for an ex-cop who originally wanted to be a hockey player. This includes a dropped-in sports card from 1991 Pro Set when Burns was coaching Montreal. The Contents are: Prologue: The Running Man; The Fatherless Boy; Detective Story; Adventures in the Q; A Year on Serge's Farm; Under the Montreal Microscope; So Close; Lost in Transition; Rioting Russians, Milbury Mind Games; Hoedowns and Harleys; Last Tango in Montreal; The Passion Returns; Twenty-one Games in 42 Nights; Gilmour vs Gretzky - Burns vs Melrose; Out of Gas; Locked Out and Loaded; Hitting Bottom in Leafland; Butting Heads in Beantown; Redemption in the Meadowlands; Chance and Fate; and A Surge of Affection; followed by Requiem; and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

SEARCHING FOR BOBBY ORR
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SEARCHING FOR BOBBY ORR

By Brunt, Stephen (re: Bobby Orr)

Toronto: Vintage Canada, 2007. 295 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: A Memory; Parry Sound; Bucko; Signed; A Whole New Game; The Littlest General; The Eagle; Number Four Bobby Orr; Spin the Bobby; Hockey Achilles; The Artist at Work; Star Power; The Bobby Business; Ascendance; The All-American Canadian Hero; Bystander; Betrayal; and January 6 1998 - Courtroom Eight.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

$19.95

THE STORY OF HOCKEY
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THE STORY OF HOCKEY

By Orr, Frank

New York: Random House, 1971. 143 pp. Pictorial boards; illustrated endpapers. Light wear on the corners; no interior markings; as issued, no dustjacket. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Contents are: How the Game Began; The Stanley Cup; The Silver Seven; Play for Pay; The Iceman Cometh; The House That Smythe Built; The Stratford Streak; The Gray-Haired Goalie; The Longest Games; Super-Team in Boston; a Rocket STrikes; Blue and White Power; Many Superstars, One Superman; The Reluctant Canadien; The Russians Aren't Coming, They're Here; Hockey's Blackest Night; The Great Goalies; Gold In Squaw Valley; The Golden Jet and the Hawks; A Punch in Toronto; The Milestone Goals; The Reformation of Mikita; The Amazing Bobby Orr; It's An Old Man's Game; Double Or Nothing; Will We Ever Beat This Guy; The Greatest Coach; Bobby and the Big Bad Bruins; From Here to Moscow?; and Stanley Cup Winners.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

THUNDER AND LIGHTNING - A No-B.S. Hockey Memoir
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THUNDER AND LIGHTNING - A No-B.S. Hockey Memoir

By Esposito, Phil (with Peter Golenbock)

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2003. (x) 294 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; red endpapers; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. This includes a dropped-in copy of the Phil Esposito 1990 Pro Set Hall of Fame trading card, number 403 in the series. The Chapters are: I Was Born in Sault Ste Marie; When I Was a Boy; In 1960 I Tried Out; At the End of the 1961-62 Season; Linda and I Got Married; The Blackhawks Had a Great Team; The Next Day I Got a Call; Harry Sinden; Those Bruins Teams; After the Hockey Season; One of the Worst Things; In July 1972; The Russians; Linda had Come to Russia; When the 1972-73 Season Began; I Was Traded; I Played in the Canada Cup; It Became too Difficult; Wayne Gretzky; After My Retirement; When I Took Over; In the Middle of the 1986-87 Season; The Tension and the Pressure; The Morning After I Was Fired; During the Summer of 1990; I Went to Jamaica; The Japanese; We Had a Lot to Do; The Tension Between Crispy and Me; During the 1993-94 Season; At the End of June 1994; In Early August 1997; and My Guess Was; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

$14.95

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