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Best Hockey Books

Postby Mr. Colby on Sun Jun 09, 2013 9:47 pm

So I'm heading to the beach in a couple of weeks and I'm trying to get my lineup of books set up... looking for some hockey-related material.

Just picked up "Net Worth" on Amazon for like 3 bucks, and "Tough Guy: My Life on the Edge" (about Bob Probert)

Anyone have some good suggestions? I'm not looking for Pens-specific at all, but just hockey in general.
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Re: Best Hockey Books

Postby Godric on Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:01 pm

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Re: Best Hockey Books

Postby Gaucho on Mon Jun 10, 2013 7:29 am

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Re: Best Hockey Books

Postby columbia on Mon Jun 10, 2013 7:31 am

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Re: Best Hockey Books

Postby shoeshine boy on Mon Jun 10, 2013 8:40 am

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Re: Best Hockey Books

Postby meow on Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:31 am

Wayne Coffey?? Sounds made up
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Re: Best Hockey Books

Postby topshelf on Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:08 pm

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This should be a popular one around here. :)
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Re: Best Hockey Books

Postby npv708 on Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:10 pm

I completely read the title of this thread wrong...

and here I thought this thread was going to be about Paulina Gretzky, Elisha Cuthbert, and Dustin Byfuglien...
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Re: Best Hockey Books

Postby shoeshine boy on Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:31 pm

meow wrote:Wayne Coffey?? Sounds made up


probably is. TONS of books are written under pseudonyms.
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Re: Best Hockey Books

Postby Gaucho on Mon Jun 10, 2013 2:59 pm

topshelf wrote:Image

This should be a popular one around here. :)


How to become an NHL GM would be more useful.
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Re: Best Hockey Books

Postby topshelf on Mon Jun 10, 2013 3:15 pm

Gaucho wrote:
topshelf wrote:Image

This should be a popular one around here. :)


How to become an NHL GM would be more useful.


:lol: :thumb:
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Re: Best Hockey Books

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Re: Best Hockey Books

Postby Mr. Colby on Tue Jun 11, 2013 11:48 pm

This isn't going as well as I had hoped
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Re: Best Hockey Books

Postby Gaucho on Wed Jun 12, 2013 7:02 am

The Game by Ken Dryden is very good, too.
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Re: Best Hockey Books

Postby shafnutz05 on Wed Jun 12, 2013 7:49 am

Mr. Colby wrote:This isn't going as well as I had hoped


I know this is a somewhat lazy response, but you certainly can't go wrong with most of this list (especially Sanderson's)

http://www.amazon.com/Best-Sellers-Books-Hockey/zgbs/books/16477
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Re: Best Hockey Books

Postby Mr. Colby on Wed Jun 12, 2013 6:37 pm

shafnutz05 wrote:
Mr. Colby wrote:This isn't going as well as I had hoped


I know this is a somewhat lazy response, but you certainly can't go wrong with most of this list (especially Sanderson's)

http://www.amazon.com/Best-Sellers-Books-Hockey/zgbs/books/16477


Ahh thanks Shad i'm definitely getting that one... heard it is filled with tales of utter scumbaggery
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Re: Best Hockey Books

Postby Godric on Wed Jun 12, 2013 6:44 pm

Mr. Colby wrote:This isn't going as well as I had hoped


Gretzky to Lemieux and "The Game" by Ken Dryden

/thread.
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Re: Best Hockey Books

Postby Gaucho on Wed Jun 12, 2013 6:45 pm

I can't for the life of me remember the name of the book about life in the locker room over the course of a full season. Road something something...

Very good too: The Hockey News' Century of Hockey and Top 100 NHL Players of all Time.
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Re: Best Hockey Books

Postby Gaucho on Wed Jun 12, 2013 6:46 pm

Guess the book I was thinking of is called On the Road, huh.

Not to be confused with Kerouac's even better book of the same name.
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Re: Best Hockey Books

Postby columbia on Wed Jun 12, 2013 6:53 pm

I thought you were thinking of Willam S. Burroughs' The Last Words of Dave Schultz.
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Re: Best Hockey Books

Postby Gaucho on Wed Jun 12, 2013 7:34 pm

Never even heard of that particular Burroughs novel, I must admit.
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