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The Big 50 Detroit Red Wings

Author : Helene St. James
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The Big 50: Detroit Red Wings is an amazing look at the fifty men and moments that have made the Red Wings the Red Wings. Longtime sportswriter Helene St. James explores the living history of the team, counting down from number fifty to number one. This dynamic and comprehensive book brings to life the iconic franchise's remarkable story, including greats like Howe, Yzerman, Lidstrom, Datsyuk, and more.

The Story of the Detroit Red Wings

Author : Michael E. Goodman
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Presents the history, players, and accomplishments of the Detroit Red Wings.

If These Walls Could Talk Detroit Red Wings

Author : Ken Daniels
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The Detroit Red Wings are one of the most successful and unparalleled teams in the NHL, with 11 Stanley Cup victories and a perpetual playoff presence. Author Ken Daniels, as the longtime play-by-play voice for the Wings, has gotten to witness more than his fair share of that action up close and personal. Through singular anecdotes only Daniels can tell as well as conversations with current and past players, this book provides fans with a one-of-a-kind, insider's look into the great moments, the lowlights, and everything in between. Citizens of Hockeytown will not want to be without this book.

The NHL History and Heroes The Story of the Detroit Red Wings

Author : Michael E. Goodman
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Presents the history, players, and accomplishments of the Detroit Red Wings.

Blood Feud

Author : Adrian Dater
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In Blood Feud, Colorado Avalanche beat writer Adrian Dater not only submits that the Red Wings-Avalanche rivalry was the most feverish match-up in recent years, but also that there was none better played. No fewer than twenty players have or will eventually make it to the Hall of Fame; the best scorers were matched up against the best goalies; brilliant coaches could be found on both benches; and two of the league's smartest general managers ruthlessly tried to one-up each other at every NHL trade deadline. Blood Feud is a rollicking story of a fierce, and often violent, rivalry.

The Russian Five

Author : Keith Gave
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Five former Soviet hockey players who wound up in Detroit in the 1990s and helped to catapult a beleaguered hockey franchise to the top of the summit played a pivotal role in that city's celebrated comeback. They are The Russian Five, and while they changed their sport forever they also helped bridge rival cultures with their unique style of diplomacy. This is their remarkable story of espionage, defection, heartbreak and triumph - and remarkable courage after a fateful limo crash nearly killed one of them.

Power Play

Author : Cynthia Lambert
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Who do you think you are, coming in here? No one wants you here! These words were screamed by Dave Tiger Williams as he stood inches from cub reporter Cynthia Lambert. It was one of the first things said by a professional athlete to the twenty-two-year-old college student as she entered the Detroit Red Wings locker room at Joe Louis Arena after the team suffered a tough loss. Shaken by the verbal assault, Cynthia had to make a decision on the spotand in front of the watchful eyes of other players and media members. Did she have it in her to weather the prejudicial storms that likely lay ahead, or should she turn tail and run? She didnt run. Instead, she stood her ground and blazed an enviable career path after landing the job of a lifetimecovering the NHLs Detroit Red Wings as the beat writer for The Detroit News. This is the autobiographical story of Cynthia Lamberts fourteen-year career in the locker room, in the press box, and all points in between, calling out pitfalls and her all-too-numerous embarrassing pratfalls. Cynthias self-deprecating style engages you from the first page as you learn about the business of sports reporting and about the world-class athletes she covered. Get ready to feel what it is like to work inside a locker room . . . from this womans perspective.

Hockeytown Hero

Author : Shelley Lazarus
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Presents the life and career of the Canadian hockey star who helped the Detroit Red Wings win two Stanley Cups.

Detroit Red Wings

Author : Helene St. James
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"Longtime Detroit Free Press sportswriter Helene St. James explores the living history of the Detroit Red Wings, counting down from number fifty to number one. This dynamic and comprehensive book brings to life the iconic franchise's remarkable story, including greats like Gordie Howe, Steve Yzerman, Nicklas Lidstrom, Pavel Datsyuk, Ted Lindsay, and more"--

Detroit Red Wings The

Author : Mark Stewart
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A revised Team Spirit Hockey edition featuring the Detroit Red Wings that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos. Table of Contents, Glossary, Timeline, Bibliography of additional resources and Index. Aligns to Common Core State Standards requirements for Reading Informational Text.

The Good the Bad the Ugly Detroit Red Wings

Author : Ted Kulfan
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Genuine fans take the best team moments with the less than great, and know that the games that are best forgotten make the good moments truly shine. This monumental book of the Detroit Red Wings documents all the best moments and personalities in the history of the team, but also unmasks the regrettably awful and the unflinchingly ugly. In entertaining—and unsparing—fashion, this book sparkles with Wings highlights and lowlights, from wonderful and wacky memories to the famous and infamous. Such moments include the revolutionary style of the Russian Five and the magic run of Franzén, as well as the dark sides of Jack Adams and the Richard Riot of 1955. Whether providing fond memories, goose bumps, or laughs, this portrait of the team is sure to appeal to the fan who has been through it all.


Author : Craig McCarty
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How much should you encourage your child when he or she wants to become a professional athlete? Is it realistic to believe your son can really make it in the NHL? When Craig and Roberta McCarty were faced with that decision, they told Darren to always have a plan and they would stand behind him—whatever it took. What it took was a lot of family sacrifice but what it led to was a two-time Stanley Cup winning career with the Detroit Red Wings. What the family hadn't planned on was the individual struggles both father and son would have to face. After helplessly watching his son battle with alcoholism, Craig had to concern himself with his own health when he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma terminal cancer. After years of disagreement, father and son put the past behind them and vowed to be there for each other through their difficulties. Rinkside is a truly inspirational story of a family struggling to beat the odds and their discovery that a family unit is not disposable, but truly one of the most valuable things in life.

Detroit Red Wings

Author : Fischler Stan
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One of the National Hockey League’s “Original Six,” few teams in professional hockey have enjoyed more success than the Detroit Red Wings. In this newly revised edition, Stan “the Hockey Maven” Fischler profiles more than fifty of the greatest characters from this unforgettable franchise. Fans can read about everyone from the legendary Gordie Howe (who was almost killed by a body-check that fractured his skull before he went on to become known as “Mr. Hockey”) to Nicklas Lindström (who became the first European to win the Conn Smythe Trophy in 2002). With a deft pen, Fischler describes the Red Wings' greatest accomplishments from his front-row seat in the press box. Beyond the stats and facts, this veteran sportswriter brings fans off the ice and into the locker room to share a treasure trove of stories and anecdotes from this legendary franchise. Within these pages, fans will taste the adrenaline as the Red Wings rack up eleven Stanley Cup Championships and cheer with the crowd as Pete and Jerry Cusimano toss the first “good luck” octopus onto the ice. Without a doubt, Detroit Red Wings: Greatest Moments and Players is a must-have for any Red Wings fan.

Detroit Red Wings

Author : Erin Butler
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Did you know that the Detroit Red Wings have made more than 60 playoff appearances? The success and longevity of the Red Wings have earned Detroit the nickname “Hockeytown.” Discover more about the team’s fascinating past and recent accomplishments in Detroit Red Wings, an Inside the NHL book.

Legends of the Detroit Red Wings

Author : Richard Kincaide
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Kincaide brings to life what was at once the most glorious and the most tumultuous time in Detroit hockey history, the Original Six era. Red Wings stars interviewed for Legends of the Detroit Red Wings won 35 Stanley Cups between them. These are stories told by the biggest names in hockey both in Detroit and across Canada from the mid-1940s into the late 1960s. Legends like Gordie Howe, Alex Delvecchio, Bill Gadsby, and Red Kelly, as well as other stars from the National Hockey League from 50 years ago and longer, share their stories as they saw them—as they lived them. A few things readers will discover include who Red Wings legend and Hockey Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay thinks is the greatest Red Wing of all time and how trades by iron-fisted Detroit general manager Jack Adams ruined a team many players felt should have won a half-dozen more Stanley Cups. Legends of the Detroit Red Wings is hockey history in the truest sense of the term.

Greatest Moments in Detroit Red Wings History

Author : Joe Falls
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"Greatest Moments in Detroit Red Wings History" brings to life the fifty most memorable games from the famed Winged Wheel ballclub's glorious past. From Syd Howe's six goals against the New York Rangers to the epic battles against Montreal and Maurice (Rocket) Richard, to Frank Mahovlich's four goals against Oakland, to Gordie Howe's milestone feats of 500, 600, and 700 goals, to the Wings' unforgettable Stanley Cup sweep of the Philadelphia Flyers in 1997 to recapture the Stanley Cup after a 42-year drought. It's all here - recorded for history by the award-winning sports staff of "The Detroit News." Illustrated with more than 125 photographs, "Greatest Moments in Detroit Red Wings History" is a trip down memory lane which all Red Wings fans will long cherish.

Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing

Author : Linda E. Swayne
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"This four-volume set introduces, on the management side, principles and procedures of economics, budgeting and finance; leadership; governance; communication; business law and ethics; and human resources practices; all in the sports context. On the marketing side this reference resource explores two broad streams: marketing of sport and of sport-related products (promoting a particular team or selling team- and sport-related merchandise, for example), and using sports as a platform for marketing non-sports products, such as celebrity endorsements of a particular brand of watch or the corporate sponsorship of a tennis tournament. Together, these four volumes offer a comprehensive and authoritative overview of the state of sports management and marketing today, providing an invaluable print or online resource for student researchers"--

My Last Fight

Author : Darren McCarty with Kevin Allen
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Looking back on a memorable career, Darren McCarty recounts his time as one of the most visible and beloved members of the Detroit Red Wings as well as his personal struggles with addiction, finances, and women and his daily battles to overcome them. As a member of four Red Wings' Stanley Cup-winning teams, McCarty played the role of enforcer from 1993 to 2004 and returning again in 2008 and 2009. His "Grind Line" with teammates Kris Draper and Kirk Maltby physically overmatched some of the best offensive lines in the NHL, but he was more than just a brawler: his 127 career goals included several of the highlight variety, including an inside-out move against Philadelphia in the clinching game of the 1997 Stanley Cup Finals. As colorful a character as any NHL player, he has arms adorned with tattoos, and he was the lead singer in the hard rock band Grinder during the offseason. Yet this autobiography details what may have endeared him most to his fans: the honest, open way he has dealt with his struggles in life off the ice. Whether dealing with substance abuse, bankruptcy, divorce, or the death of his father, Darren McCarty has always seemed to persevere.

So You Think You re a Detroit Red Wings Fan

Author : Pat Gass
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So You Think You’re a Detroit Red Wings Fan? tests and expands your knowledge of Red Wings hockey. Rather than merely posing questions and providing answers, you’ll get details behind each?stories that bring to life players and coaches, games and seasons. This book is divided into multiple parts, with progressively more difficult questions in each new section. Along the way, you’ll learn more about one of hockey’s Original Six teams. The book includes players and coaches of the past and present, from Gordie Howe to Steve Yzerman, Nicklas Lidström, Ted Lindsay, Terry Sawchuk, Chris Chelios, Chris Osgood, Red Kelly, Niklas Kronwall, Sid Abel, Marcel Pronovost, Alex Delvecchio, Dominik Hašek, Sergei Fedorov, and so many more. Some of the many questions that this book answers include: • Who was the first Red Wings coach to win the Jack Adams Award as the NHL’s top coach? • Steve Yzerman was the captain of the Red Wings from 1986-2006. Who did he replace? • The Red Wings hold the NHL regular-season record with 62 wins. When did they set the record? • And many more! This book makes the perfect gift for any fan of the Red Wings!

Detroit Red Wings

Author : Richard Bak
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The book hockey fans have long awaited! This is the first history of the Detroit Redwings, the only hockey franchise in the fabled "Original Six" never to have had a full-blown history written about it. At last, sports writer Richard Bak fills the gap. He weds an exciting narrative and statistical tables with more than 300 color and b&w photos stretching back to the team's origin in 1926.