Where Countries Come to Play chronicles each Olympic tournament, from the 1920 Antwerp games to Vancouver in 2010. Illustrated with photographs from the IIHF archives, the book features rare pictures of games and players, as well as memorabilia and artifacts. Each event is retold through a detailed narrative that will offer fans a complete history of Olympic hockey, including amazing stories from both on and off the ice, organizational challenges, bitter battles, player's tales, and spectacular hockey action. The book also contains a prelude to 2014 Sochi and a detailed appendix of Olympic hockey stats.
As well, Where Countries Come to Play celebrates the IIHF's Triple Gold Club, whose members have each won an Olympic Gold Medal, a Stanley Cup, and a World Championship. For the first time in book form, the elite club's twenty-five members are profiled and the story of their accomplishments told.
The book will be publsihed in advance of the Sochi Winter Games and is the must-have hockey book for all fans of the game and for anyone that has ever cheered for their nation as they skated out onto the ice.
"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.
ANDREW PODNIEKS is the Globe and Mail bestselling author of more than 50 works about hockey. A respected hockey insider, Podnieks is visible at most IIHF international hockey tournaments, where his reporting of the games and off-ice stories of the players entertains hockey fans from around the globe. Podnieks' recent titles include: Retired Numbers; Canada's Olympic Hockey History; Sid vs. Ovi: Natural Born Rivals; and the bestselling Team Canada 1972: The Official 40th Anniversary Celebration. Podnieks lives with his wife Jane in Toronto, Canada. The author lives in Toronto, ON.
"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.
Descripción FENN-M&S, 2013. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0771071132
Descripción FENN-M&S. Estado de conservación: Brand New. Ships from USA. FREE domestic shipping. Nº de ref. de la librería 0771071132
Descripción FENN-M&S, 2013. Estado de conservación: new. Shiny and new! Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780771071133-1
Descripción FENN-M&S. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0771071132 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.1300569
Descripción McClelland & Stewart Ltd, 2013. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 240 pages. 10.50x8.50x1.00 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería 0771071132