In The NHL -- 100 Years in Pictures and Stories, authors Ryan Dixon and Bob Duff recount the events that have shaped the league from its madcap early years all the way to the 30-team elite professional sport that it is today.
From game changing decisions like allowing goalies to wear masks, to jaw-dropping performances like Maurice Richard's 50 goals in 50 games, there is no stone left unturned.
Some of the events you'll read about in The NHL -- 100 Years in Pictures and Stories:
With more than 200 images, hundreds of star players and dozens of artifacts from the Hockey Hall of Fame, The NHL -- 100 Years in Pictures and Stories is the definitive guide to the NHL's centennial celebration.
Bob Duff is a veteran sports writer who has covered the Stanley Cup Final, World Cup of Hockey, Super Bowl and the World Series, among other major sporting events, for a variety of news outlets, including: MSNBC.com, the Windsor Star and The Hockey News. His books include The China Wall: The Timeless Legend of Johnny Bower, Nine: A Tribute To Gordie Howe, and The History of Hockeytown.
Ryan Dixon is a writer at large with Canada's premier sports magazine, Sportsnet Magazine. He is also the author of Hockey's Young Guns.