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Author Buckley, James, Jr., 1963-
Title Great moments in hockey / by James Buckley, Jr.
Pub Info Milwaukee, WI : World Almanac, c2002.
book jacket
 Bourne-Children's Room  J 796.962 BUC     AVAILABLE
Descript 48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Series Great moments in sports
Great moments in sports (Milwaukee, Wis.)
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.0 1 1 62471
Summary Recounts ten high points in the history of hockey, including the 1942 Stanley Cup win for the Toronto Maple Leafs, the 1980 Olympic gold medal game between the United States and Russia, and the career of Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux. The sport of hockey is rich in special moments that will live on for generations. Fans and players alike have been inspired by the staying power of Gordie Howe and the greatness of Wayne Gretzky. They are awed by the athleticism of Bobby Orr and the passion of Mario Lemieux. Join in marveling at the most stunning achievements, outrageous overtimes, and dramatic power plays to thrill fans in ice arenas across North America.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Will this game never end? A six-overtime thriller from hockey's early days -- Ultimate comeback: Toronto Maple Leafs battle back from a 3-0 series -- He scores ... and flies! How Bobby Orr changed the game -- Goal heard 'round the world: Canada vs. the Soviet Union in a different cold war -- They call him "Mr. Hockey": Gordie Howe set scoring records only Gretzky could break -- Miracle on Manchester: Great comeback for the Los Angeles Kings--and a bigger upset -- Quadruple overtime: Marathon game seven between the Capitals and the Islanders -- Great one's greatest: Look at Wayne Gretzky's amazing career -- Super Mario: How Mario Lemieux beat the odds -- College clincher: Eagles fly high -- Hockey time line.
Subject Hockey -- Canada -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Hockey -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Hockey -- History.
ISBN 0836853474 (lib. bdg.)
083685361X (softcover)
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