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named players spinning their yarn and bringing to life the Golden Oldies of yesteryear One may think players spinning their yarn and bringing to life the Golden Oldies of yesteryear One may think know hockey history but think again until
you have a chance to learn from this outstanding book It both educates and entertains and have a chance to learn from this outstanding book It both educates and entertains and a must read for true fans of the game Thank you Mr McFarlane for again putting your vivid story telling pen to paper I won this book through a giveaway on Goodreads As someone who is a big fan of hockey but isn t particularly well versed in its history I was anxious to read this book Brian McFarlane s resume as. Ollows the trail of Patsy Guzzo and his
RCAF Mates In 1948 Ridiculed At Home But Rewarded With mates in 1948 ridiculed at home but rewarded with gold in Europe And it chronicles the career ending injuries to Ace Bailey the last Leafs NHL scoring leader the shameful treatment of the Canucks’ Mike Robitaille and the horrific and near fatal injury suffered by Buffalo goalie Clint Malarch.
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haphazard collection of hockey I have ever come across It feels as though Mr MacFarlane cobbled together aMost Haphazard Collection Of Hockey
bunch of stuff he had lying around which had not been be included in anyof stuff he had lying around which had not been be included in any his other publications While there is plenty here to interest hockey aficionados the structure of the book makes it ifficult to enjoy as we jump from topic to topic without any rhyme or reason tales of tragic career ending injuries are rapidly followed by happy reminiscences of Olympic glory This is a book written for hockey fans than for fans of literary merit irritatinglyI re. A heartfelt addition to McFarlane’s epic canon of hockey writing From its moving introductory homage to the late Jean Béliveau to its subtle remarkable considerations of how the sport was shaped by legends like Newsy Lalonde Gordie Howe Dick Irvin Sr Ted Kennedy and Hobey Baker to its poignant lament for the untimely eath of American hockey. .
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Exchange For An Honest Golden Oldiesfor an honest review Golden Oldies of Hockey HeroesIn Golden Oldies Brian McFarlane takes us on a wonderful journey among hockey s greatest heroes and memorable NHL sagas some well known and some not but each story very worthy on its own and fully enjoyable from both first person and second hand accounts The underlying order may read as random chapters yet the history of the game intertwines among generations as o these stories To the credit of the author s approach one can imagine oneself in front of a fireplace or at a
Hero “Badger” Bob Johnson Golden Oldies is the product of aHero “Badger” Bob Johnson Golden Oldies is the product of a love of hockey and a career in the game that spans six We Sell Drugs decades Golden Oldies explores the life of Sprague Cleghorn a pioneer tough guy who went from the bright lights of Broadway to a boondock in the Ottawa Valley to stardom before anduring the first years of the NHL It .