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Gretzky to Lemieux

Ed Willes

Gretzky to Lemieux

the story of the 1987 Canada Cup

by Ed Willes

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by McClelland & Stewart in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gretzky, Wayne, -- 1961-,
  • Lemieux, Mario, -- 1965-,
  • Hockey -- Canada -- History,
  • Canada Cup (Hockey) -- History,
  • Hockey -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementEd Willes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV848.4.C2 W55 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 241 p. :
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23726210M
    ISBN 109780771088490
    LC Control Number2009294576

      Wayne Gretzky, Bobby Orr and Mario Lemieux took their places, stage right to left. “He was better and bigger and nicer than I ever imagined in my head or my book . Wayne Gretzky, Los Angeles, CA. , likes talking about this. Wayne holds or shares 61 NHL records: 40 for the regular season, 15 for the Stanley Cup playoffs and six for the NHL All-Star Followers: K.

    NHL Insider Wayne Gretzky talks sticks in new book In excerpt from ' Stories of the Game,' NHL all-time scoring leader discusses evolution of equipment, greatness of Howie Morenz. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    Gretzky had the best career of any hockey player ever. He was extremely productive for a long time and in a lot of games. He also lead his (very good) teams to a lot of championships. Lemieux was the most electric player ever, making some of the most jaw-dropping and incredible plays.   Wayne Gretzky himself gives a look at hockey history through his eyes in his book Stories of the Game, a rare glimpse into how the mind of The Great One works. By Colin Fleming NHL.


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The rest is history as Gretzky, Lemieux, and Larry Murphy rushed up the ice, Gretzky skating on the left wing, setting up Lemieux’s game-winner in the slot with left in the game. Gretzky’s pass to Lemieux, followed by Lemieux’s goal, is one of the most memorable plays in hockey history/5(11).

"Gretzky to Lemieux" is an Gretzky to Lemieux book book that recaptures the spirit of the greatest hockey ever played. Having watched the 3 game final of the Canada Cup Final myself, I was amazed at how well the author conveyed the roller coaster of emotions that occurred during those three games/5.

Wayne Gretzky has 19 books on Goodreads with ratings. Wayne Gretzky’s most popular book is Playing With Fire. NHL Official Guide And Record Book,Lemieux And Gretzky On Cover. $ + $ Shipping. The Champion Bruins Stanley Cup Winners, Orr Cover, Stan Fischler, soft cover.

$ + $ Shipping. CIRCA NHL FIRE & ICE PROMO MAGAZINE - HOWE Seller Rating: % positive. The rest is history as Gretzky, Lemieux, and Larry Murphy rushed up the ice, Gretzky skating on the left wing, setting up Lemieux’s game-winner in the slot with left in the game. Gretzky’s pass to Lemieux, followed by Lemieux’s goal, is one of the most memorable plays in hockey history/5(6).

Gretzky wrote the book with Day (co-author, with Marty McSorley: Hellbent: Gretzky to Lemieux book Autobiography,etc.)—who has also co-authored books by hockey players Theo Fleury and Ron MacLean—and while the voice and admiration for the sport are inevitably Gretzky’s, the readable narrative is largely due to her.3/5(1).

LOS ANGELES—When Wayne Gretzky, Bobby Orr and Mario Lemieux take to the podium together, the hockey world is going to listen. Gretzky, Orr and Lemieux tried to end the debate, once and for all. The Canada Cup would bring together the top hockey-playing countries in the world.

It was held in,and Kings vs Penguins (Gretzky vs Lemieux). Like the year-old Gretzky, Lemieux has never scored fewer than points a season since coming to the N.H.L.

This season, Lemieux already has 72. Wayne Gretzky holds or shares 61 National Hockey League records: 40 for the regular season, 15 for the Stanley Cup playoffs, and six for the NHL All-Star Game. Here's a summary of what is almost certainly the most amazing career record in the history of sports: The Great One, as Gretzky is known, is the leading scorer in NHL : Jamie Fitzpatrick.

The rest is history as Gretzky, Lemieux, and Larry Murphy rushed up the ice, Gretzky skating on the left wing, setting up Lemieux’s game-winner in the slot with left in the game. Gretzky’s pass to Lemieux, followed by Lemieux’s goal, is one of the most memorable plays in hockey history.

Mario Lemieux originally held the record when Gretzky retired with points per game, but after Lemieux came back to the NHL from tohis points per game average fell tofalling to second behind Gretzky. Unofficial records. Along with his numerous official records, Wayne Gretzky also has many "unofficial" records.

Wayne Gretzky's new book, " Stories of the Game," is due to be released Oct. In it, he details the moments that moved him the most.

Gretzky To Lemieux by Ed Willes gets the Teebz's Book Club Seal of Approval. It will certainly be a book that I refer back to in regards to its vast quantity of information. As an aside, I will have another review shortly as I started reading a second book already. Gretzky played more NHL games than did Lemieux, who missed significant time battling debilitating back issues and, far more importantly, fighting the cancer he was diagnosed with at age   Wayne Gretzky: The Demands of Being the Greatest of All Time Gretzky and Lemieux - Duration: SPORTSNETviews.

Phil Esposito's Interview (HD) - Duration. The rest is history as Gretzky, Lemieux, and Larry Murphy rushed up the ice, Gretzky skating on the left wing, setting up Lemieux’s game-winner in the slot with left in the game. Gretzky’s pass to Lemieux, followed by Lemieux’s goal, is one of the most memorable plays in hockey history.5/5.

The rest is history as Gretzky, Lemieux, and Larry Murphy rushed up the ice, Gretzky skating on the left wing, setting up Lemieux’s game-winner in the slot with left in the game.

Gretzky’s pass to Lemieux, followed by Lemieux’s goal, is one of the most memorable plays in hockey history/5(9). After the faceoff, Gretzky, Lemieux and Larry Murphy rushed up the ice. Soviet defenseman Igor Stelnov was the only man back and he fell down to block a pass across but Gretzky fed the puck back to Lemieux, who fired a shot over the glove of goaltender Sergei Mylnikov with remaining.

The Gretzky to Lemieux play is one of the most memorable Host country: Canada. Gretzky, Lemieux, Messier, Coffey, Fuhr, all on the same team — in their prime. The greatest collection of hockey talent ever assembled, playing the games of their epic contests between Canada and the Soviet Union decided the ’87 Canada evened the series, after the Soviets won Game 1, when Gretzky’s fifth assist of the game.

Mario Lemieux OC CQ (/ l ə ˈ m j uː /; French: ; born October 5, ) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He played parts of 17 National Hockey League (NHL) seasons with the Pittsburgh Penguins from toassuming ownership in Nicknamed "The Magnificent One" or Le Magnifique (as well as "Super Mario"), he is widely acknowledged to have been one of the greatest Position: Centre.Gretzky retired as the all-time leader in goals, assists and points - by wide margins in every category.

He led the league in goal scoring five times; he led the league in assists 16 times, including 13 years in a row; he won 11 scoring titles; h.Lemieux retired inhis place in the hockey pantheon assured, and The Final Period, with its dazzling display of text and photographs, is a brilliant tribute to his career.

About the Author Mario Lemieux is a former professional ice hockey player, generally acknowledged to 5/5(5).