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Walking with Legends

The Real Stories of Hockey Night in Canada

by Ralph Mellanby & Mike Brophy

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list price: $19.95
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
published: 2008
ISBN:9781551683362
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One of hockeys greatest and most well-connected television executives, Ralph Mellanby, recalls his relationship with some of the most influential individuals, from players to coaches to managers to owners and even those who ran the NHL. Mellanby left his mark on the game and writes about others who have also gained fame and fortune working in the game that they lovehockey.
One of the most powerful men in television and a driving force behind Canadas most popular TV show, Hockey Night in Canada, Ralph Mellanby recalls his association with some of the most instrumental men in the hockey industry, as well as his involvement in some of hockeys greatest events ever.
Mellanby takes readers behind the scenes to discover what made many of the games greatest individuals tick and how they were when the camera
wasnt rolling.
Includes five sections on 25 of hockeys biggest names and two of the greatest events in hockey history, the 1972 Summit Series and the 1980 Winter Olympics.
From the decision makers: Clarence Campbell; Gary Bettman; and John Zeigler to the brass: Scotty Bowman; Pat Quinn; Glen Sather; and Cliff Fletcher to the ice men: Bobby Orr; Wayne Gretzky; Gordie Howe; Bobby Hull; and hundreds others, Mellanby knows them all, has worked with them all, and recounts his experiences in his mind-blowing and entertaining
memoir.

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