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Author Boer, Peter, 1977-

Title Weird facts about Canadian hockey : strange, wacky & hilarious stories [Hoopla electronic resource] / Peter Boer.

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. [United States] : EMV, 2021.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 27 min.)) : digital.
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Cast Read by Boris Derow.
Summary Canadian hockey is rife with tales of the odd, the strange, the funny and, occasionally, the disturbing side of the game: - In 1976, Maple Leafs coach Red Kelly installed pyramids in the players' dressing room and under the bench in an attempt to harness "pyramid power" - The Cusimano brothers started the tradition of "octopus hurling" during the 1952 playoff games - In 1930, Toronto Maple Leafs' general manager Conn Smythe placed a winning bet on a longshot horse to pay the cash-strapped Ottawa Senators for star player Frank "King" Clancy - After a hard-fought win in the 1972 NHL playoffs, goaltender Bruce Gamble discovered after the fact that he had suffered a heart attack while minding the net - After winning the Stanley Cup in 1924, the Montreal Canadiens left the precious trophy sitting in the snow by the side of the road! - And many more...
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject National Hockey League -- Miscellanea.
Hockey -- Miscellanea.
Added Author Derow, Boris.
hoopla digital.
ISBN 9781897277973 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1897277970 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT13943857
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