My Life in Hockey

Download ! My Life in Hockey PDF by ^ Jean Beliveau eBook or Kindle ePUB Online free. My Life in Hockey Above the Fray The term above the fray implies someone with lofty ideals who loves what he does, or who he/she is with, and who refuses to engage in anything that would demean or lower the standards of what he/she respects.So it is with Jean Beliveau, the former captain of the Montreal Canadiens, who played for and presided over one of the remarkable dynasties in the history of sports.Beliveau skated for the Canadiens in the 1950s into the early 1970s, and was the face of the franchise. Beli

My Life in Hockey

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Rating : 4.71 (804 Votes)
Asin : 1553651499
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 368 Pages
Publish Date : 2015-12-01
Language : English

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Above the Fray The term "above the fray" implies someone with lofty ideals who loves what he does, or who he/she is with, and who refuses to engage in anything that would demean or lower the standards of what he/she respects.So it is with Jean Beliveau, the former captain of the Montreal Canadiens, who played for and presided over one of the remarkable dynasties in the history of sports.Beliveau skated for the Canadiens in the 1950's into the early 1970's, and was the face of the franchise. Beliveau was the urbane, classy sportsmen who understood his teammates, and knew what i. Ogilthorpe said A sleeper towards the end. I really enjoyed reading about the personal life of Jean in the first third of the book; however towards the end the long-winded opinions Jean has regarding the modern NHL, local politics, and issues not really connected to him or hockey made it difficult towards the end I really enjoyed the first half of the book though, and would have enjoyed the book more if it continued on that trajectory.. "Le Grand" according to Mike B. Honest rendering by `Le Grand' who seems nice to everybody. It made me realize how much more I care about the old game (of Jean's era) and how little I care about the game now. He makes a good point on how helmets tend to make players more anonymous.The beginning of the book is a little tedious because most of us know very little about hockey in Victoriaville and Quebec City. Interestingly enough people flocked to the arenas in those pre-TV days. I liked his commentaries on Bobby Orr - who was like a meteor on ice.Jean is a great example of an individual who did

Few professional athletes have been as loved and respected as Jean Béliveau, captain of the fabled Montreal Canadiens during the team’s glory years in the 1950s and 1960s. First published in 1994, this classic biography has been fully updated to reflect the events of the past decade, from his battle with cancer to his frank assessment of the game today, including the consequences of expansion and the fallout from a cancelled season.. His career on ice was followed by an equally successful career in the Canadiens' front office

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