What are the best hockey related books?

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    #1My Life in Hockey

    My Life in Hockey
    This Jean Béliveau biography gives full insight about both his athlete and office career. He was the captain of the Canadiens during the franchise's best years, but this was nothing compared with what was waiting for him next: a successful front office experience and a battle against cancer. 


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    Shreyas Venkatesan
    Written on April 1, 2018
    "My Life in Hockey is a fun story with a ton of insight to the life and experiences of hockey life. From the pinnacle of the sport to health battles an incredible journey."
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    #2Orr: My Story

    Orr: My Story

    Bobby Orr, often referred as one of all-time greatest hockey players, has finally decided to talk about his past: what motivated him to play hockey, how did a shy small-town boy cope with the media and popularity, what really happened with his brother's betrayal...


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    Susan Barrett
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "Orr: My Story is the biography of Bobby Orr, who is often referred to as one of the all-time greatest hockey players. It's a great choice for fans of the sport."
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    #3New York Rangers by the Numbers

    New York Rangers by the Numbers

    Despite being an active franchise since 1926, the New York Rangers have only had 83 different numbers across more than 1000 players. This book, lists every player that has played for that team since the early 20th century years, so you can know everything about the players of your favorite hockey team. 


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    Maria Reed
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "New York Rangers by the Numbers is my best hockey related books i love reading it i enjoy reading it it is interesting"
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    #4The Devil And Bobby Hull

    The Devil And Bobby Hull

    This book tells the story of Bobby Hull, one of NHL's first superstars, known to have signed the first million-dollar contract in the history of ice hockey. It gives insight on what made him so great in the rink, and how he ended up being forgotten, due to domestic issues.


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    Amber Chen
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "Seems to be a good book with a hockey themed story line. Has very good reviews on Amazon so it seems like it is a good story to read. "
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    #5Tales of a First-Round Nothing

    Tales of a First-Round Nothing
    Selected by the Canadiens at the number eight position of the 1995 draft, Terry Ryan was supposed to have a great hockey career, and maybe even become a superstar. But everything went as bad as it could, and he only played eight games. In this book, he shares how it is like to be a pro hockey player on and off the ice, with amazing anecdotes from his own experience. 

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    Gary Edwards
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "This book is perfect for the hockey fan. Even if you don't like hockey, there's something that appeals to your inner hockey fan. You don't have to be a goalie to block a puck, if you catch my drift. Incredible action, memorable characters and lines of dialogue. this is past excellent, my hombres!"
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    #6We Are Your Leafs: The Toronto Maple Leafs Book of Greats

    We Are Your Leafs: The Toronto Maple Leafs Book of Greats

    This book contains detailed profiles of more than 80 players and coaches of your favorite hockey team, the Toronto Maple Leafs. As one of the world's most popular hockey franchises, it was only a matter of time that a book gathered information about those who made it so famous, including the 61 inductees in the Hall of Fame.


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    Justin May
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "All huge fans of the sport of hockey will really need to get their hands on We Are Your Leafs, the story of one of the original hockey teams, the Toronto Maple Leafs. It will share with you the stories of the greatest players and coaches of all time from this team. It is exceptionally written and well worth the read."
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    #7Who Is Wayne Gretzky?

    Who Is Wayne Gretzky?
    Wayne Gretzky, AKA 'The Great One', is one of the greatest to ever play ice hockey. Having tied or breaking many records by the time he retired back in 1999, this book focuses both in his sport and personal life, so everyone can know what made him so popular and loved.


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    Craig Daniels
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "Who Is Wayne Gretzky? Does not only tell you some great things Wayne Gretzky but the game of hockey itself as well."
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    #8Black Ice: The Val James Story

    Black Ice: The Val James Story
    Val James was the first black man to ever play the in the NHL, back in 1982. This book tells his whole story, from his hockey beginnings to his successful career, in which he had to deal with racial slurs and discrimination. 

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    Laura Long
    Written on March 31, 2018
    "Black Ice: The Val James Story is a book by Valmore James and John Gallagher. Val James is the first African American NHL player. From his birth in Florida to his time playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs this book tells the incredible story of James' life."


Best What are the best hockey related books
1My Life in HockeyBooks 10 Paid
2Orr: My StoryBooks 7 Paid
3New York Rangers by the NumbersBooks 7 Paid
4The Devil And Bobby HullBooks 5 Paid
5Tales of a First-Round NothingBooks 5 Paid
6We Are Your Leafs: The Toronto Maple Leafs Book of GreatsBooks 3 Paid
7Who Is Wayne Gretzky? Books 3 Paid
8Black Ice: The Val James StoryBooks 1 Paid

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