Putting A Roof On Winter: Hockeys Rise from Sport to Spectacle

Paperback | September 1, 2002

byMichael McKinley

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Combining rich period detail, gripping narrative and thrilling hockey action, Putting a Roof on Winter brilliantly explores the changing identity of a game that has become, for those who love it, the meaning of life in winter.

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Combining rich period detail, gripping narrative and thrilling hockey action, Putting a Roof on Winter brilliantly explores the changing identity of a game that has become, for those who love it, the meaning of life in winter.

Michael McKinley, a life-long hockey fanatic, alternatively followed the fortunes of the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens until 1970, when the NHL gave him local heroes by granting a franchise to the Vancouver Canucks. He is a screenwriter and the author of Hockey Hall of Fame Legends and Putting a Roof on Winter.

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Format:PaperbackPublished:September 1, 2002Publisher:Greystone Books Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:155054876X

ISBN - 13:9781550548761

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"A magnificent journey through the first 100 years of hockey's indoor existence."-Toronto Sun

"McKinley lets the history flow, and in so doing he tells some marvellous stories . . . it is a book that Frank Bascombe could learn from."-Quill & Quire