Now You Know Hockey
The Book of Answers
By (author) Doug Lennox
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Now You Know Hockey by Doug Lennox
Book DescriptionAs Canadians, we all think we know hockey inside and out, but Doug Lennox, the head referee of Q&A, delivers the score on everything from All-Stars to Zambonis and stickhandles the skinny on who wore the first mask in hockey, how the term hat trick originated, and just where hockey was invented. Along the way, youll discover all sorts of fascinating things about the giants of the game, from Jean Beliveau and Sidney Crosby to Gordie Howe and Alexander Ovechkin. Who was the first black player in the NHL? Where did the word deke come from? What was the greatest women's hockey team of all time? How did the Rocket Richard riot start? Who was the first Russian to play in the NHL? When was the Stanley Cup not awarded? What team beat Canada for the gold medal in the 1936 Winter Olympics?
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781550028690
(228mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Dundurn Group Ltd
Publisher: Dundurn Group Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: Canada
Books By Author Doug Lennox
Now You Know Baseball, Paperback (March 2010)
Helps you learn about the baseball leagues and teams that have come and gone, the players who are legends, and the achievements and records that have become the stuff of myth and fable. This title includes answers to questions such as: Who were the Bash Brothers? Where was baseball first played? Did Fidel Castro try out for the New York Yankees?
Now You Know Football, Paperback (August 2009)
It's easy to be a Monday-morning quarterback, but the true football fan has the answers all week long. This title tells us why a touchdown is worth six points, who first decided to pick up the ball and throw it, and how a children's toy changed the sport's biggest championship.
Now You Know Canada's Heroes, Paperback (August 2009)
Sir Isaac Brock, Tecumseh, Laura Secord, Norman Bethune, Terry Fox, and Roberta Bondar are Canadian icons we've come to cherish. This title gives the dope on those famous heroes and many more, and lets you discover the amazing courage, pluck, and accomplishments of Upper Canada Rebellion heroine Elizabeth Barnett and privateer Joseph Barss.
Now You Know Soccer, Paperback (June 2009)» View all books by Doug Lennox
Known around the world as football, soccer is the world's most watched and played sport. How did soccer originate? Who was the first soccer player to score a hat trick in a World Cup final? What was the largest attendance ever for a soccer match? This title compiles a World Cup of trivia about this truly universal phenomenon.
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Author Biography - Doug Lennox
Doug Lennox is an internationally acclaimed broadcaster, a veteran character actor, a commercial voice artist, and a bestselling author. He has appeared in more than 60 films and television features, including X-Men, Police Academy, Lonesome Dove, and Against the Ropes, and has shared screen time with Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Burt Reynolds, Holly Hunter, Eric McCormack, Gary Oldman, and a myriad of others.
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