The Code: The Unwritten Rules of Fighting and Retaliation in the NHL (Hardcover)

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By Ross Bernstein, Marty McSorley (Foreword by)
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For decades, hockey crowds have been brought to their feet for one of the most exciting aspects of NHL games the fights. "The Code: The Unwritten Rules of Fighting and Retaliation in the NHL "by Ross Bernstein" "takes you in-depth and behind the scenes to explore the history of fighting during hockey games and the honor system behind it. More than 50 NHL players, coaches, and media personalities were interviewed to examine how players go about their business during a fight on the ice. They explain why fighting is allowed and what tactics are used before, during, and after the melees. "The Code: The Unwritten Rules of Fighting and Retaliation in the NHL" discusses the top reasons why the gloves come off during hockey games.

About the Author


Ross Bernstein is the bestselling author of 40 sports books and has appeared on numerous local and national television and radio programs. His work has been featured on "CNN," "ESPN," "the Wall Street Journal," and "USA Today." As a sought-after motivational speaker, he speaks to corporations and groups across the country about the inspirational legacy of the late Herb Brooks, Hall of Fame coach of the fabled 1980 gold-medal-winning U.S. Olympic "Miracle on Ice" hockey team. He lives in Eagan, Minnesota. Marty McSorley is a former National Hockey League player. He is famous for swinging his stick and hitting another player in a game, which resulted in his suspension for the remainder of his hockey career. Tony Twist is a former National Hockey League player who was known as an enforcer.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781572437562
ISBN-10: 1572437561
Publisher: Triumph Books (IL)
Publication Date: November 2006
Pages: 245
Language: English