Killer: My Life In Hockey by Doug GilmourKiller: My Life In Hockey by Doug Gilmour

Killer: My Life In Hockey

byDoug Gilmour

Hardcover | January 25, 2019

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The #1 Bestselling Canadian Non-Fiction Book of the Year

They called him Killer.

Doug Gilmour didn’t look fearsome on a pair of skates—being an “undersized” forward would plague him during his early career—but few players matched his killer instincts in the faceoff circle or in front of the net. The Hockey Hall of Famer from Kingston, Ontario, played for seven teams over his twenty-year career, netting 450 goals and 964 assists during the regular season and another 188 points in the playoffs, making him one of the highest-scoring centres of all time. Gilmour played a big role in the 1989 Stanley Cup victory, scoring the winning goal for the Calgary Flames. Perhaps most famously, he led the Toronto Maple Leafs to multiple winning seasons and in 1993, took them to the brink of their first Stanley Cup final in decades, only to lose out on one of the most controversial calls in hockey history.

In Killer, Doug Gilmour bares all about his on- and off-the-ice exploits and escapades. Gilmour has always been frank with the media, and his memoir is as revealing as it is hilarious. He played with the greatest players of his generation, and his love for the game and for life are legendary.

Title:Killer: My Life In HockeyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.09 inPublished:January 25, 2019Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:144345351X

ISBN - 13:9781443453516

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Book #plumreview . Great book especially for hockey lovers
Date published: 2018-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from easy read This book was well written and is an easy read. Super funny book with a lot of great stories.
Date published: 2018-04-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Leaf Fans Will Enjoy A good quick read for all true Leaf Fans!!!
Date published: 2018-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great gift! Excellent gift idea for hockey fans!
Date published: 2018-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from About time.. About time Douggie came out with a book. Great read for the hockey fan.
Date published: 2017-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Great little read for hockey fans.
Date published: 2017-12-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from nice a very enlightening read regarding unsung heroes
Date published: 2017-12-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Bought this for a buddy and he loved it Great little stories in here and a must have for Leafs die-hards - especially those who fondly remember 92-93
Date published: 2017-12-21
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Cool If you're into autobiographies and really like Gilmour, then give it a shot.
Date published: 2017-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful read Fascinating story and very well written.
Date published: 2017-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from amazing This was a very enjoyable read.
Date published: 2017-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Not a leaf fan myself but loved the player, this book delivered on everything you'd expect. He's a legend.
Date published: 2017-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic! Fantastic and well written. Lots of insight into one of my favorite players
Date published: 2017-10-23

Editorial Reviews

“For a guy nicknamed Killer it was Doug Gilmour’s heart that elevated an under-sized kid to the top of the hockey world. There is plenty of heart in the retired NHL star’s new memoir.”