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Changing the game : a history of NHL expansion

Author: Stephen Laroche
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : ECW Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Changing the Game: A History of NHL Expansion celebrates an often-overlooked aspect of hockey history. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the NHL's move into the American market in the 1920s along with the memorable expansions that began in 1967. Relive some great and painful moments from the debut seasons of forgotten teams such as the Montreal Maroons and California Seals along with fan favorites like the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
History
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Laroche
ISBN: 9781770905771 1770905774
OCLC Number: 967847196
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (417 pages) : portraits
Contents: The original expansion era. Boston Bruins ; Montreal Maroons ; New York Americans ; Pittsburgh Pirates ; Chicago Blackhawks ; Detroit Cougars ; New York Rangers --
The original six --
1967: The year that changed hockey forever. California Seals ; Los Angeles Kings ; Minnesota North Stars ; Philadelphia Flyers ; Pittsburgh Penguins ; St. Louis Blues --
The expansion era: successes and failures. Buffalo Sabres ; Vancouver Canucks --
The rival league. Atlanta Flames ; New York Islanders ; Kansas City Scouts ; Washington Capitols --
Two leagues find peace. Edmonton Oilers ; Hartford Whalers ; Quebec Nordiques ; Winnipeg Jets --
A new era of expansion and relocation. San Jose Sharks ; Ottawa Senators ; Tampa Bay Lightning ; Florida Panthers ; Mighty Ducks of Anaheim ; Nashville Predators ; Atlanta Thrashers ; Columbia Blue Jackets ; Minnesota Wild --
Appendix: Timeline of expansion and franchise shifts.
Other Titles: History of NHL expansion
Responsibility: Stephen Laroche ; foreword by John Garrett.

Abstract:

Changing the Game: A History of NHL Expansion celebrates an often-overlooked aspect of hockey history. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the NHL's move into the American market in the 1920s along with the memorable expansions that began in 1967. Relive some great and painful moments from the debut seasons of forgotten teams such as the Montreal Maroons and California Seals along with fan favorites like the Boston Bruins and New York Rangers. Every player from every first-year roster is covered and nearly 100 players shared some of their memories of playing for hard-luck clubs.

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