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Hockey's Greatest Tragedies - The Broken Heroes of the Fastest Game on Earth

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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published 2011 by Arcturus Publishing Ltd.
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Andrew
Sep 02, 2012 Andrew rated it liked it
Untimely deaths. Drug addictions. Sexual abuse victims. Sometimes combinations of those. This is the uniting factor of the players (and one non-player, but associated with a team) selected for inclusion in Timothy Feige's "Hockey's Greatest Tragedies - The Broken Heroes of the Fastest Game on Earth".

The book, by its nature, focuses on unpleasant issues outside of the rink - disease, drugs, etc. - except in the case of Bill Masterton whose accident occurred on the ice. As such, very few of the bi
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Paula Dembeck
Apr 20, 2015 Paula Dembeck rated it it was ok
This is a collection of biographical sketches of talented hockey players that met tragic ends. Most in the collection died before their fortieth birthday. The sketches are presented alphabetically and each ends with their record of statistics. There are several players from the early years (e.g. Ace Bailey, Joe Hall and Hobey Baker) as well as many from more recent times (e.g. Terry Sawchuck, Doug Harvey and Derek Sanderson).
The text provides an overview of some of the challenges presented to th
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