In The NHL in Pictures and Stories, authors Bob Duff and Ryan Dixon recount the events that have shaped the NHL. From its madcap early years all the way to the 32-team elite professional sport that it will be -- once the newest franchise, Seattle, takes the ice in 2021 -- no stone is left unturned.
In this new edition, readers are treated to more than 150 stories, ranging from game changing decisions like allowing goalies to wear masks, to jaw-dropping performances like Maurice Richard's 50 goals in 50 games, to outstanding starts like the expansion Vegas Golden Knights competing for the Stanley Cup.
Some of the events covered in The NHL 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 in Pictures and Stories is the definitive guide to the history of the NHL.
Published in association with The Hockey Hall of Fame.
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 network, Sportsnet. He is also the author of Hockey's Young Guns.