Attorney Sinead O'Brien's new client is Adam Perry, the star of the New York Blades. It's a good thing she doesn't date clients, especially jocks. Charged with assault on another player, the private, no-nonsense Adam knows this is his last shot at Stanley Cup glory. Sinead quickly discovers that there's a wounded man under that helmet, and she's falling for him-hard. Can they play on their feelings without penalties?
When Bobby Hull gathered the puck to begin one of his electrifying sprints toward the opposing goalie, those lucky enough to secure seats jumped out of them in a frenzy of excitement, joining thousands of others in standing-room-only that flocked to watch one of the most charismatic athletes in sports history. The Golden Jet, as Hull was affectionately known, was among the most popular superstars ever to perform in the world's fastest sport, and his winning smile continues to make him an endearing and enduring figure.
Every hockey fan remembers certain goals scored that stand out from all others. But if one had to name just 20 as the greatest ever accomplished, what would they be? There's Paul Henderson's third game-winning goal in 1972, the one that clinched the Summit Series for Canada against the Soviet Union. Also Mike Eruzione's upset "Miracle on Ice" winner for the United States against the Soviets at Lake Placid in 1980. And don't forget the famous Stanley Cup winners by the Toronto Maple Leafs' Bill Barilko in 1951 and the Boston Bruins' Bobby Orr in 1970. From the goal by the Montreal Victorias against the Winnipeg Victorias in the 1896 Stanley Cup rematch that truly made hockey's most famous hardware a national event, to Wayne Gretzky's 77th goal in 1982 that beat Phil Esposito's single-season record for goals, to Sidney Crosby's "golden goal" in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, Zweig serves up a slice of exceptional hockey moments that's sure to provoke heated discussion.
From its earliest days on frozen ponds, hockey has been a sport of speed and elegance, but also one demanding courage and physical will.The Hockey Bookgoes deep into the heart of the game, celebrating with astounding photographs and insightful words the great players and the inspiring teams, as well as an ethos-robust and selfless-that defines the sport as much in its dynamic present as it did in hockey#x19;s hardscrabble (and helmetless) past.
Container running time of 200 minutes includes special features; feature running time is 64 minutes.
For the first time in 49 years, the Chicago Blackhawks are Stanley Cup Champions. Documents their championship season from the NHL Premiere in Helsinki to the dramatic Stanley Cup Final against the Philadelphia Flyers.
Mark Bressler was the captain of the NHL Chinooks for six years and was on his way to a Stanley cup until a black ice car wreck nearly killed him. Now he has to watch his team win the title with a different captain while he suffers through painful injuries that will never allow him to play professionally again.
Chelsea Ross is a part-time actress and former personal assistant to a variety of Hollywood actors. When her last employer demanded sex or she would loose her job, she punched him and left California to move in with her twin sister in Seattle. Her sister, Bo, works for the Chinooks and when Mark runs off all of the home health care workers, she talks Chelsea into trying to work with Mark as an assistant.
This mismatched couple goes from instant dislike to friends to more as the two of them begin to see the best part of the other. Gibson has written another one of her humorous and touching stories about members of the Chinooks hockey team.
Gretzky's tears : hockey, America, and the day everything changed
Chicago, Ill. : Triumph Books, 2009.
Brunt follows the gifted Gretzky from his youth, where he honed his skills on a backyard rink, to his unlikely jump to the pros at the age of 17 via the World Hockey Association. Gretzky entered the NHL with the ex-WHA Edmonton Oilers and proceeded to win the league's most valuable player award eight years running. Then, in 1998, after leading the Oilers to four Stanley Cup titles, Gretzky was inexplicably traded to Bruce McNeil's L.A. Kings, an event that rocked hockey fans across North America. Brunt reveals for the first time the true story behind the deal as well as Gretzky's important role in making it happen. At the press conference announcing the trade, Gretzky cried. Brunt comparing the event to Bobby's Orr's tears at the end of his injury-shortened career noted that The Great One instead shed tears of joy: he realized that his life was about to get a whole lot better, playing for more money in a California city that would be a perfect home for him and his glamorous new actress-wife