They Call Me Killer Brian Kilrea

ISBN: 9781443428057

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They Call Me Killer  by  Brian Kilrea

They Call Me Killer by Brian Kilrea
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An intimate, humorous look at Brian Kilreas 60-year career in junior hockeyWith more wins than any coach in junior hockey history, and a personality as large as his winning record, Brian Kilrea is more than a hockey legend, hes one of the mostMoreAn intimate, humorous look at Brian Kilreas 60-year career in junior hockeyWith more wins than any coach in junior hockey history, and a personality as large as his winning record, Brian Kilrea is more than a hockey legend, hes one of the most beloved figures in the game.

With veteran sportswriter, James Duthie, Kilrea gives fans a rink-side view of his twenty-nine plus seasons as head coach and now general manager of the Ottawa 67s. With stories and comments from famous NHLers who played for Killer, readers will get a taste of Kilreas hardnosed coaching style, the gritty often humorous reality of his life as a coach, riding on buses and in the locker room, as well as the knowledge and dedication that has made him last so long.They Call Me Killer sheds light on Kilreas early life as a centre for the Red Wings, what it was like to score the first-ever goal in the history of the L.A.

Kings, and his two years with the New York Islanders. Loaded with anecdotes from a true hockey insider, the book offers fans an unvarnished look at the world of junior hockey--as its played and lived, including its brutal practices, broken curfews, trades, and tirades.Details Kilreas role as a coach for the Ottawa 67s, how they won the Memorial Cup twice, and how hes been a mentor to young stars of the futureIncludes anecdotes and interviews from coaches, trainers, and general managers, and NHLers like Bryan Trottier, Dennis Potvin, Mike Peca, Gary Roberts, Doug Wilson, Brian Campbell, Darren Pang, and many othersBrian Kilrea was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2003James Duthie is best known for his work on TSNs The NHL on TSN and his coverage of the World Junior ChampionshipsWith a Foreword by lifelong friend, Don Cherry, They Call Me Killer is a fascinating, unforgettable look at the world of junior hockey and the man known as the most successful coach in junior hockey history.



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