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PRO DIGEST 1982 PROFESSIONAL HOCKEY DIRECTORY AND RECORD BOOK, Winter 1981, Volume 2 Number 2

By: Anonymous (editor)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Milwaukee, DMR Publications Inc.: 1981

Seller ID: 010768


contains the personal statistics and professional record of every guy in the NHL at the beginning of the 1981 season; 144 pgs., illustrated; impressions, light tanning, moderate general wear; View more info

SUMMIT 74, The Canada/Russia Hockey Series

By: Beddoes, Dick, & John Roberts

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Methuen: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015511


1st printing w/complete number sequence. The on-the-ice and behind-the-scenes story of 1974's eight-game series between Russia's elite and the best from the World Hockey Association, chronicling the former's fairly convincing victory. 92 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. Internally tight and clean, with no previous owner's marks or notations. An uncommon item. View more info

CHARACTERISTICS OF GOALTENDING (A Game Within A Game)

By: Bellefleur, Bob

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Moncton, Privately published: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012227


From basic requirements through to special situations, the author details "All you wanted to know about goaltending," and much more. Foreward (sic) by Jean Perron, then-coach of the University of Moncton hockey team. 109 pages, illustrated. Edgewear, corner creasing, sticker pull, impressions, general wear. Internally tight. View more info

CHARACTERISTICS OF GOALTENDING (A Game Within A Game)

By: Bellefleur, Bob

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Moncton, Privately published: 1984

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 012796


From basic requirements through to special situations, the author details "All you wanted to know about goaltending," and much more. Foreward (sic) by Jean Perron, then-coach of the University of Moncton hockey team. 109 pages, illustrated. Impressions/scratches, corner wear, some rubbing. View more info

CHARACTERISTICS OF GOALTENDING (A Game Within A Game)

By: Bellefleur, Bob

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Moncton, Privately published: 1984

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 013252


From basic requirements through to special situations, the author details "All you wanted to know about goaltending," and much more. Foreword by Jean Perron, then-coach of the University of Moncton hockey team. 128 pages, illustrated. A hint of general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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THE BIRD, The Life and Times of Hockey Legend Wren Blair (signed)

By: Blair, Wren, with Ron Brown and Jill Blair

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Etobicoke, Quarry Heritage Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016897


Blair tells the story of his life in hockey, including "leading Harry Sinden and the Whitby Dunlops to the World Amateur Hockey Championship, signing a 14-year-old Bobby Orr to his NHL contract with the Boston Bruins, coaching the Kingston Frontenancs (EPHL), Clinton Comets (EHL), and Saginaw Gears (IHL) to league championships, directing player personnel for the Los Angeles Kings, and co-owning the Pittsburgh Penguins." When Blair was fired as general manager o... View more info

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Hockey Tips From the Stars

By: Bower, Johnny, Dave Keon, and Tim Horton

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, Toronto Star: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010945


an uncommon booklet featuring three members of the Stanley Cup-winning 1963 Toronto Maple Leafs offering advice to young boys wishing to play better hockey; Johnny Bower, naturally, offers advice on the various aspects of successful goaltending, Dave Keon explains proper play for forwards, and Tim Horton concentrates on defence; 24 pgs. including 1 page for autographs (blank); moderate general wear; View more info

The Vancouver Canucks Story

By: Boyd, Denny

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011127


a Vancouver newspaperman tells the story of the Canucks, from the early fruitless attempts to gain a franchise, through to the 1972-73 season; blue cloth, 139 pgs., incl. 1972-73 game-by-game stats and all-time records, illustrated; slant, bumped spine ends, general wear; rubbed dj w/edgewear, impressions, creases, tears, 1.5" x .75" piece torn from bottom edge of front panel, original price sticker to top corner of front flap; View more info

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MVP, Conn Smythe Winner Brad Richards and the Tampa Bay Lightning's Stanley Cup Championship Season

By: Bynum, Mike, and Michelle White (editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canada Hockey: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016109


The playoff story of Brad Richards and his Conn Smythe Trophy-winning playoffs during the Tampa Bay Lightning's 2004 Stanley Cup win, told through feature articles originally published in The New York Times, Stanley Cup Final stories originally published in USA Today, and the whole copiously illustrated w/photographs from Reuters. The Lightning had some impressive performances in their run to the Cup, none more outstanding than their four-game second-round sweep of the ... View more info

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MVP, Conn Smythe Winner Brad Richards and the Tampa Bay Lightning's Stanley Cup Championship Season

By: Bynum, Mike, and Michelle White (editors)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Canada Hockey: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016110


The playoff story of Brad Richards and his Conn Smythe Trophy-winning playoffs during the Tampa Bay Lightning's 2004 Stanley Cup win, told through feature articles originally published in The New York Times, Stanley Cup Final stories originally published in USA Today, and the whole copiously illustrated w/photographs from Reuters. The Lightning had some impressive performances in their run to the Cup, none more outstanding than their four-game second-round sweep of the ... View more info

SPLENDID IS THE SUN, The 5,000 Year History of Hockey

By: Fosty, George and Darril, with contributions by John Jelley

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Stryker-Indigo Publishing Company: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015223


After six years of research and writing, the authors give us a history of hockey that is "the story of human cultural interaction and geographic migration. It is a game that spread worldwide from its original home in ancient Mesopotamia, along the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, moving over the centuries across much of the ancient and modern world. As human society developed, the game of hockey became closely associated with practices of religion. At one... View more info

SPLENDID IS THE SUN, The 5,000 Year History of Hockey

By: Fosty, George and Darril, with contributions by John Jelley

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Stryker-Indigo Publishing Company: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015224


After six years of research and writing, the authors give us a history of hockey that is "the story of human cultural interaction and geographic migration. It is a game that spread worldwide from its original home in ancient Mesopotamia, along the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, moving over the centuries across much of the ancient and modern world. As human society developed, the game of hockey became closely associated with practices of religion. At one... View more info

It's Easy, All You Have to Do is Win

By: Frayne, Trent

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Don Mills, Longmans Canada: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010897


a book of essays about hockey winners, including Bobby Orr, the best player in the history of ice, Gordie Howe, Bobby Hull, Ted Lindsay, Red Kelly, and others, with a chapter on three-decades-later-to-be-convicted criminal R. Alan Eagleson (who had just organized the player's association), and an article on why NHL goaltenders sometimes get a little goofy (it's the pressure, y'know); green cloth, 157 pgs., illustrated; dj has 1" diagonal tear to top right of rear pan... View more info

The Hockey Explosion

By: Gutman, Bill

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Tempo 5577: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009288


paperback original; examining the history of hockey the author looks at the early days, the older styles of play, expansion, the WHA, the international game, and such '70s superstars as Bobby Orr, Phil Esposito, Bobby Hull, Marcel Dionne, Stan Mikita, and others; 150 pgs.; a very nice square copy, internally tight and clean; difficult to find in this condition; View more info

Hockey

By: Heit, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Abelard-Schuman: 1972

Seller ID: 008206


a title from the Abelard Sports Library series, this one a look at the excitement and allure of hockey (immediately suspect, though, since it lists incorrectly the birthdate of the game's best-ever player, Bobby Orr, who was born on March 20, 1948, but is listed here as having joined us on March 28, 1948); 128 pgs. incl. Index, illustrated; some warp to boards, moderate general wear; View more info

Le Hockey...par Gordie Howe!

By: Howe, Gordie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Copp Clark: 1963

Edition: 1st French-language edition

Seller ID: 011129


the considerably less common French-language edition of 'Hockey...Here's Howe!', which was published the same year in English; Mr. Hockey of the Detroit Red Wings explains the game to youngsters; Foreword by Jacques Beauchamp; this copy contains a laid-in sheet ("Un message special de Gordie Howe") offering dietary advice from Howe, possibly shilling for Campbell Soup, a company mentioned in the text; illustrated cloth, 91 pgs., illustrated w/photographs and diag... View more info

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Canadian Hockey Canadien

By: Laurie Payne (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, St. Clair Group: 1997

Seller ID: 016108


The 1997-98 official magazine of Canada's national team," containing a wealth of information on the men's and women's teams and the players/coaches comprising them. All articles in both English and French. Not an easily found publication. 118 pages, illustrated. Light soil, moderate handling wear. View more info

A Loonie For Luck

By: MacGregor, Roy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013958


1st printing w/complete number sequence. MacGregor tells the sometimes suspenseful, sometimes humourous story of ice maker Trent Evans, who was invited to assist with the Salt Lake City Olympics, and who buried a loonie (a Canadian one-dollar coin, for those unfamiliar with Canada's goofy coinage--although the nickname could as easily apply to any Canadian politician) at centre ice of the E Center, where Canadian hockey teams subsequently won two gold medals. This copy s... View more info

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Remembering Phil Esposito

By: MacInnis, Craig (editor)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Vancouver, Raincoast Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016197


First printing w/complete number sequence. Contains a variety of articles telling the story of one of hockey's greatest centres, a Boston Bruins legend, and the heart, soul and guts of Team Canada in 1972. Black and gold boards w/gold spine lettering, 115 pages (including acknowledgements), plus four pages of advertisements for other titles in the publisher's Remembering series, copiously illustrated. Tiny soil marks to bottom edge. An unread copy. View more info

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HOCKEY STARS, today and yesterday

By: McAllister, Ron

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart / M&S: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016537


Contains chapters on sixteen of hockey's pre-1950 heroes, among them Eddie Shore, Flash Hollett, Nels Stewart, Turk Broda, Ted Lindsay, Charlie Conacher, Bill Cook, Red Horner, Teeder Kennedy, and Babe Dye. Introduction by Elmer Ferguson. 126 pages + 16 pages of illustrations at rear. Edgewear all around, rubbing, a bit of edge soil, tanning. An uncommon title. View more info

60 Years of Hockey

By: McFarlane, Brian

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1976

Seller ID: 008412


the story of the NHL; originally published in 1967 by Pagurian Press as "Fifty Years of Hockey," this edition adds to the earlier version the events of the subsequent ten years, including the emergence of the WHA; red cloth, 269 pgs. incl. The National Hockey League: A Statistical Record, and The Hall of Fame, illustrated; bumped/lightly worn corners/spine ends, light tanning; rubbed dj w/1" tear to bottom left corner of front panel, some chipping to corners,... View more info

All-Pro Hockey 83-84

By: McFarlane, Brian

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Scholastic 71221: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010695


provides 1982-1983 stats and highlights, hockey quizzes and "a close-up look at your favourite teams and superstars, including a special story about Wayne Gretzky." (what, what, what?; he took a hit without looking for Semenko to defend him?; take a penalty without whining?); 126 pgs., illustrated, cover photograph of Gretzky; a bit of sticker pull to bottom right corner of front cover; View more info

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Bobby Orr: My Game

By: Orr, Bobby, with Mark Mulvoy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017575


The greatest hockey player in the history of ice "gives us the first full explanation of how he skates, shoots, attacks, and defends." Black cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 237 pages, illustrated w/colour and b&w photographs. Spine slant, moderate wear to corners/spine ends, a bit of cover warping, in dust jacket w/edgewear all around, edge tears, chipping, rubbing, impressions/scratches. View more info

Pro Hockey NHL '81-'82

By: Proudfoot, Jim

Price: $9.50

Publisher: PaperJacks 0200X: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010683


the author takes a look at a variety of topics pertinent to the 1981-82 National Hockey League season, including the Stastny brothers in Quebec, the sagging habs, rivalries, and much more, as well as a look at the previous year's stats; 256 pgs., illustrated; cover photograph of Dino Ciccarelli; only moderate general wear; internally tight and clean; View more info

Pro Hockey NHL '82-'83

By: Proudfoot, Jim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: PaperJacks 02298: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010684


the author takes a look at numerous issues related to the 1982-83 National Hockey League season, including the quest of the Islanders for another Stanley Cup, the relocation of the Colorado Rockies to New Jersey, the Vancouver Canucks under the leadership of Roger Neilson, and much more; also considers the trades, draft picks, and award winners, with a look back to the previous season; cover photograph of Mike Bossy; 242 pgs., illustrated; moderate general wear; internal... View more info

NHL Pro Hockey '83-'84

By: Proudfoot, Jim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: PaperJacks 02727: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010696


the author takes a look at various stories pertaining to the 1983-84 National Hockey League season, including the Islanders' quest for their fifth straight Stanley Cup; also contains complete statistics from the 1982-83 season, interviews with coaches and players, lists of trophy winners, Hall of Fame members, and much else; cover photograph of All-Star goaltender and Vezina Trophy winner Pete Peeters of the Boston Bruins; 272 pgs., illustrated; a hint of general wear; i... View more info

The Violent Game

By: Ronberg, Gary

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, Rutledge Books/Arcata Consumer Products/Prentice-Hall: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011130


the author takes a look at violence in hockey, exploring its popularity, examining what he sees as tacit encouragement by officials of violent fouls, and finally offering stories of some of the professional game's bad guys; Clarence Campbell, then-President of the NHL, offers, in the form of a two-page letter printed at rear, a rebuttal of the author's conclusions; red cloth w/gilt lettering, 192 pgs., illustrated; a bit of warp to rear cover, moderate general wear; edge... View more info

The Stanley Cup Story

By: Roxborough, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015047


"An account of the development of hockey in Canada, the exploits of the great players and a history of the N.H.L. teams with a complete record of the Stanley Cup winners." Steel blue cloth w/silver rule/Stanley Cup decoration to front cover, silver lettering to front cover, 194 pages, illustrated. Mild wear to corners/spine ends, dusty edges, Christmas gift inscription, in rubbed dust jacket w/sunned spine, edgewear, short edge tears, two vertical scrapes to re... View more info

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ICE TIME, A Canadian Hockey Journey (signed)

By: Russell, Scott

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Viking/Penguin: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016027


A book about the greatness of hockey. Russell travelled across Canada searching out "those people whose devotion to the game epitomizes what's best about it, whose passion for the game fuels our own, whose pure and simple love of the game makes possible everything that is truly great about it." Signed by Russell, on title page. Charcoal boards w/gilt spine lettering, 334 pages, illustrated. Light wear to corners/spine ends, a hint of slant, in lightly edgewor... View more info

HOCKEY GUIDE, 1981-82 Edition

By: Wigge, Larry (ed.)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: St. Louis, The Sporting News: 1981

Seller ID: 010685


a comprehensive guide containing a review of the previous NHL season, a wealth of statistics for players and teams from a variety of leagues and countries, records of trophy winners, rosters, and much else; front cover photograph features Islanders star Mike Bossy, back cover photograph shows Denis Potvin, Bryan Trottier and Bossy lifting the Stanley Cup, their second of four consecutive victories; 320 pgs., illustrated; some rubbing, mild corner wear, half-a-dozen corne... View more info

HOCKEY REGISTER, 1981-82 Edition

By: Wigge, Larry (ed.)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: St. Louis, The Sporting News: 1981

Seller ID: 010686


contains statistics and information for all players active in almost forty professional and minor leagues in the 1981 season; front cover photograph features Mike Liut; 464 pgs., illustrated; only mild general wear; internally tight and clean; View more info