Hockey Card Stories 2: 59 More True Tales From Your Favourite Players by Ken ReidHockey Card Stories 2: 59 More True Tales From Your Favourite Players by Ken Reid

Hockey Card Stories 2: 59 More True Tales From Your Favourite Players

byKen Reid

Paperback | October 2, 2018

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A follow-up to the 2014 national bestseller Hockey Card Stories, Ken Reid's new offering presents 59 more stories about your favorite hockey cards from the players themselves. Hockey Card Stories 2 will take you all the way back to the 1960s and right up to the Hockey Card Boom of the 1990s. How did Eric Lindros handle being at the center of the 1990s rookie-card craze? Ever wonder why one tough guy's Upper Deck card looks more like a High School yearbook picture than a sports card? Of course, once again, there are glorious mullets, errors, and broken noses. There's even the story of how a rhinoceros and a Hall of Famer ended up on a card together. And as a special bonus, Ken Reid reveals the story behind the chase for his greatest hockey card.

Ken Reid is co-host of the prime-time edition of Sportsnet Central. He is also the author of three previous books - the national bestsellers Hockey Card Stories and One Night Only, and Dennis Maruk: The Unforgettable Story of Hockey's Forgotten 60-Goal Man. A small-town boy from Pictou, Nova Scotia, he currently lives in Toronto with h...
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Title:Hockey Card Stories 2: 59 More True Tales From Your Favourite PlayersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.75 × 6.25 × 0.66 inPublished:October 2, 2018Publisher:ECW PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1770413502

ISBN - 13:9781770413504

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Table of Contents

  1. Foreword by Sidney Crosby
  2. Foreword by Chris Carlin
  3. Chapter One: STRIKE A POSE
    1. Bob McGill: 1991-92 Upper Deck #62
    2. Trevor and Jamie Linden: 1992-93 Upper Deck Bloodlines #38
    3. Gilbert Dionne: 1992-93 Upper Deck #625
    4. Tod Hartje: 1991-92 Upper Deck #568
    5. Brent Gretzky: 1992-93 Upper Deck Bloodlines #37
    6. Gino and Paul Cavallini: 1991-92 Upper Deck Bloodlines #646
    7. Darren Rumble: 1992-93 Upper Deck #110
  4. Chapter Two: MAKING IT LOOK MEAN
    1. Cam Russell: 1989-90 ProCards #71
    2. Willi Plett: 1977-78 O-Pee-Chee #17
    3. Kerry Toporowski: 1991-92 Ultimate Draft Picks #48
    4. Troy Mallette: 1991-92 Upper Deck #326
  5. Chapter Three: EXPRESS YOURSELF
    1. Ken Sabourin: 1991-92 Upper Deck #417
    2. Doug Zmolek: 1992-93 Upper Deck #509
    3. Hubie McDonough: 1991-92 Upper Deck #138
    4. Tom Fergus: 1985-86 O-Pee-Chee #113
  6. Chapter Four: IT WAS IN AT THE TIME
    1. Garth Butcher: 1991-92 Topps Stadium Club #223
    2. Mark Napier: 1984-85 O-Pee-Chee #105
    3. Wilf Paiement: 1981-82 O-Pee-Chee #306
    4. Tom Tilley: 1990-91 O-Pee-Chee #498
    5. Al Iafrate: 1993-94 Upper Deck McDonald's #16
  7. Chapter Five: YEAH, I HAD A CARD
    1. Jamie Matthews: 1991-92 Upper Deck #76
    2. Brent Tully: 1992-93 Upper Deck #592
    3. Dave Gagnon: 1991-92 Score #277
    4. Dean Kolstad: 1991-92 O-Pee-Chee 4s
    5. Mark Laforest: 1990-91 Upper Deck #81
  8. Chapter Six: THE 1970s
    1. Garry Unger: 1973-74 O-Pee-Chee #15
    2. Ron Plumb: 1979-80 O-Pee-Chee #328
    3. 1978-79 Assists Leaders: 1979-80 O-Pee-Chee #2
    4. 1975-76 Team Leaders Washington Capitals: 1976-77 O-Pee-Chee #396
    5. Blake Dunlop: 1974-75 O-Pee-Chee #308
    6. Doug Grant: 1974-75 O-Pee-Chee #347
  9. Chapter Seven: AIRBRUSH
    1. Rick Vaive: 1980-81 O-Pee-Chee #242
    2. Ken Solheim: 1983-84 O-Pee-Chee #131
    3. Harold Snepsts: 1984-85 O-Pee-Chee #108
    4. Gary Nylund: 1986-87 O-Pee-Chee #243
    5. Randy Cunneyworth: 1989-90 O-Pee-Chee #63
    6. Paul Harrison: 1978-79 O-Pee-Chee #123
  10. Chapter Eight: ROOKIE CARDS
    1. Kris Draper: 1990-91 Score #404
    2. Claude Vilgrain: 1990-91 Upper Deck #250
    3. Brad May: 1990-91 Score #427
    4. Lou Franceschetti: 1990-91 Upper Deck #396
    5. Lowell MacDonald: 1968-69 O-Pee-Chee #42
  11. Chapter Nine: ERRORS
    1. Don Nachbaur: 1981-82 O-Pee-Chee #138
    2. Joel Otto: 1986-87 O-Pee-Chee #247
    3. Highlights '89: 1989-90 O-Pee-Chee #326
    4. Richard Brodeur: 1987-88 O-Pee-Chee #257
  12. Chapter Ten: GOALIES
    1. Olaf Kölzig: 1995-96 Pinnacle #134
    2. Darren Pang: 1988-89 O-Pee-Chee #51
    3. Tim Bernhardt: 1985-86 O-Pee-Chee #166
    4. Doug Favell: 1977-78 O-Pee-Chee #370
  13. Chapter Eleven: HALL OF FAMERS
    1. Eric Lindros: 1990-91 Score #440
    2. Doug Gilmour: 1992-93 Upper Deck #639
    3. Brett Hull: 1991-92 Upper Deck #464
    4. Paul Coffey: 1982-83 O-Pee-Chee In Action #102
    5. Mike Modano: 1990-91 Score #313
    6. Dino Ciccarelli: 1998-99 UD Choice #93
    7. Gerry Cheevers: 1974-75 O-Pee Chee WHA #30
    8. Guy Lafleur: 1975-76 O-Pee-Chee #126
    9. Wayne Gretzky: 1979-80 O-Pee-Chee #18
  14. Acknowledgements
  15. About the Author
  16. Copyright

Editorial Reviews

"Heading toward the holiday season, Hockey Card Stories 2 is a must-have for those that collect now or were card junkies during the boom years. Reid tells some entertaining tales and seems to have put a lot of consideration into the cards that were selected for the book." - Sports Collector's Daily"Filled with blood, mustard, and tips on removing facial stitches, it's a book that highlights everything good about the hobby . . . and once you start reading, you won't be able to put it down." - Beckett Hockey