The Code: The Unwritten Rules Of Fighting And Retaliation In The Nhl

by Ross Bernstein
Foreword by Marty Mcsorley, Tony Twist

Triumph Books | September 1, 2006 | Hardcover

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For decades, hockey crowds have been brought to their feet for one of the most exciting aspects of NHL games-the fights. The Code: The Unwritten Rules of Fighting and Retaliation in the NHL by Ross Bernsteintakes you in-depth and behind the scenes to explore the history of fighting during hockey games and the honor system behind it. More than 50 NHL players, coaches, and media personalities were interviewed to examine how players go about their business during a fight on the ice. They explain why fighting is allowed and what tactics are used before, during, and after the melees. The Code: The Unwritten Rules of Fighting and Retaliation in the NHL discusses the top reasons why the gloves come off during hockey games.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 272 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.01 in

Published: September 1, 2006

Publisher: Triumph Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1572437561

ISBN - 13: 9781572437562

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The Code: The Unwritten Rules Of Fighting And Retaliation In The Nhl

by Ross Bernstein
Foreword by Marty Mcsorley, Tony Twist

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 272 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.01 in

Published: September 1, 2006

Publisher: Triumph Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1572437561

ISBN - 13: 9781572437562

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For decades, hockey crowds have been brought to their feet for one of the most exciting aspects of NHL games-the fights. The Code: The Unwritten Rules of Fighting and Retaliation in the NHL by Ross Bernsteintakes you in-depth and behind the scenes to explore the history of fighting during hockey games and the honor system behind it. More than 50 NHL players, coaches, and media personalities were interviewed to examine how players go about their business during a fight on the ice. They explain why fighting is allowed and what tactics are used before, during, and after the melees. The Code: The Unwritten Rules of Fighting and Retaliation in the NHL discusses the top reasons why the gloves come off during hockey games.

About the Author

Ross Bernstein is the bestselling author of 40 sports books and has appeared on numerous local and national television and radio programs. His work has been featured on CNN, ESPN, the Wall Street Journal, and USA Today. As a sought-after motivational speaker, he speaks to corporations and groups across the country about the inspirational legacy of the late Herb Brooks, Hall of Fame coach of the fabled 1980 gold-medal-winning U.S. Olympic "Miracle on Ice" hockey team. He lives in Eagan, Minnesota. Marty McSorley is a former National Hockey League player. He is famous for swinging his stick and hitting another player in a game, which resulted in his suspension for the remainder of his hockey career. Tony Twist is a former National Hockey League player who was known as an enforcer.

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