Can you name the last ten Original Six players to skate in the NHL? What about the least known numbers retired by teams, or the ten most successful goalies to come out of U.S. colleges? Hello Hockey Fans from Coast to Coast includes more than 75 unusual or historically significant lists dealing with the NHL, from players who made it to the pros after being drafted higher than 200th to the most successful American-born players to wear the Montreal Canadiens hallowed jersey. A Sample List of Lists: Worst Regular Season Records by a Stanley Cup Champion
* Eight Goaltenders to Play for the Maple Leafs and the Canadiens
* Fourteen Overtime Goals That Won the Stanley Cup
* Ten Unheralded Players to Score 100 Points in a Season
* First Ten Players to Score Five or More Goals in a Game
* Ten Forgotten Facts about the 1994 Owners’ Lockout
* The Ten Least-Known Players to Have Had Their Number Retired
* A Dozen of the Most Memorable Quotes of All Time* The Ten Worst On-Ice Accidents* Ten Toughest Defensemen
Augmented by more than 30 unique illustrations and photographs, this book provides an incredible array of trivia, history, and valuable, hard-to-find information, all in an enjoyable format that is both easy to read and challenging to keep up with.
Jefferson Davis is a Toronto-based freelance writer who is a former archivist at the Hockey Hall of Fame. Andrew Podnieks is the author of numerous hockey books including Canada’s Olympic Hockey Teams: The Complete History 1920-1998 (Doubleday) and Red, White, and Gold: Canada at the World Junior Championships 1974-1999 (ECW Press).
Published: September 1999
Dimensions: 6 x 9 in.