Bibliographic Details

Deceptions and doublecross : how the NHL conquered hockey / Morey Holzman and Joseph Nieforth.

Author / Creator Holzman, Morey.
Imprint Toronto, Ont., Canada ; Tonawanda, NY : Dundurn Press, ©2002.
Description 1 online resource (392 pages) : illustrations
Language English
Subject National Hockey League -- History.
Ligue nationale de hockey -- Histoire.
National Hockey League.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Hockey.
Electronic books.
History.
Electronic books.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11134324
Varying Form of Title How the NHL conquered hockey
Other authors / contributors Nieforth, Joseph.
ISBN 1417582111
9781417582112
9781459721340
1459721349
1550024132
9781550024135
1282814338
9781282814332
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 354-383) and index.
Summary Hockey lovers will be fascinated by the truth about how the National Hockey League was founded and how, through less than savory means, it captured permanent possession of the Stanley Cup. Deceptions and Doublecross begins with the 1917 conspiracy among a Montreal contingent of the National Hockey Association to oust Toronto owner Edward James Livingstone from the league. The result was the transformation of the NHA into the NHL, with Frank Calder as president, leaving Livingstone out in the cold. Under Calder's iron-fisted direction, the NHL became the only major hockey league in North America,
Other form Print version: Holzman, Morey. Deceptions and doublecross. Toronto, Ont., Canada ; Tonawanda, NY : Dundurn Press, ©2002 1550024132