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Lords of the rinks : the emergence of the National Hockey League, 1875-1936

Author: John Chi-Kit Wong
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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No sport is as important to Canadians as hockey. Though there may be a great many things that divide the country, the love of hockey is perhaps its single greatest unifier. Before the latest labour unrest in the National Hockey League (NHL), however, it was easy to forget that hockey is also a multi-million dollar business run, not by the athletes or coaches, but by corporate boards and businessmen. The Lords of the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Chi-Kit Wong
ISBN: 0802037259 9780802037251 0802085202 9780802085207
OCLC Number: 154665473
Description: viii, 235 p., [24] p. de pl. : ill., portr. ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 Introduction 2 From Fraternal Hockey Clubs to Closed Corporation 3 The Hockey Front in the Athletic War 4 Leagues of Their Own 5 In Search of Hockey Order 6 An Inglorious End and an Inauspicious Beginning 7 Going South, Part 1 8 Going South, Part 2 9 Birth of the Minor-League System 10 Decline of the Ottawa Empire 11 The Rebellion 12 In the Best Interests of Hockey 13 Overtime Appendix A: Rules of Hockey, 1877 Appendix B: Stanley Cup Regulations Appendix C: National Hockey Association Constitution, 1910 Appendix D: Binding Agreement of 1926 Appendix E: Ottawa Gate Receipts, 1927-35 Appendix F: Detroit Gate Receipts, 1927-35 Appendix G: NHL Club Net Average Revenues by Year Brief Biographies of Hockey Personalities Notes Index
Responsibility: John Chi-Kit Wong.

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