99 STORIES OF THE GAME

September 25, 2020|
99 STORIES OF THE GAME by Wayne Gretzky
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First he rewrote the record book. Now, to mark the NHL''s ninety-ninth anniversary, Wayne Gretzky has written the story of our game.

In 99: Stories of the Game, Gretzky looks back on the last ninety-nine years and tells us, from his point of view, about the NHL’s most memorable moments. We already know what he means to the game. Now he shows us what the game means to him.

From hockey''s fierce early battles on natural ice; through its mythical golden era, where Howe, Richard, Béliveau, Hull, Orr, and Esposito defined greatness; through the unforgettable dynasties in Montreal, New York, and Edmonton and the success stories of today’s NHL, Gretzky takes us onto the ice and into the dressing room to share never-before-published stories about the great players and great characters who have inspired him.

With the insight of someone who knows the incomparable thrill of lifting the Stanley Cup, as well as the agony of falling short against a bitter rival, Gretzky weaves in his own memories with the saga of the game that has meant so much to him.

Warm, direct, and personal, these are accounts of friendship and rivalry, triumphs and upsets, role players and heroes. All of them great stories of the game.
WAYNE GRETZKY, nicknamed “The Great One,” is considered by many to be the greatest hockey player ever. He is the leading scorer in NHL history, and is the only NHL player to total more than two hundred points in one season—a feat he accomplished four times. At the time of his retirement in 1999, he held sixty-one sepa...
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Title:99 STORIES OF THE GAME
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:416 pages, 9.3 X 6.3 X 1.3 in
Shipping dimensions:416 pages, 9.3 X 6.3 X 1.3 in
Published:September 25, 2020
Publisher:Penguin Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780735232624

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