A memoir with 1970s WHA & NHL goaltender Gilles Gratton. What other goalie streaked at practice, told off his coaches and management, and quit the game for yoga and Transcendental Meditation?
Returning to the archives of collector Allan Stitt, documents explore everything from early hockey to the arrival of the WHA, including the greats of the game--Orr, Gretzky, Richard, Howe.
A young girl wonders what Santa Claus does the rest of the year.
From the Terrible Turk to Twitter, The Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame: The Storytellers explains how wrestlers and promoters used monkeys, murderers, smelt, and social media to move their sport from the fringes of acceptability to a $1 billion industry that plays an everyday crossover role in 21st century pop culture. (Fall 2019)
The legendary good guys worthy of a spot in the pro wrestling hall of fame.
Wrestling’s most despised characters — it’s a must read for anyone interested in the unique world of sports entertainment.
Find profiles about top tag teams, as well as humorous anecdotes. With insider information, the authors explain how tag team matches work and why they do not.
Bret Hart, Rowdy Roddy Piper, Chris Benoit … did you know they were Canadians? The dark secret of professional wrestling? Canada. Full of fascinating stories and facts!
From WrestleMania XVIII in Toronto, to the tragic death of Owen Hart, SLAM! Wrestling brings the history of the mat wars straight to your bookshelf.
Exploring the fascinating archives of Allan Stitt,one of hockey’s leading collectors, this book unearths gems that detail the history of the Toronto Maple Leafs through the past century.
Highlighting the players who have perfected the art of on-ice enforcing from old timers like Joe Hall to legendary heavy-hitters like Tiger Williams and fan favourites like Tie Domi and Brian McGrattan.
From Gilles “Gratoony the Loony” Gratton, who refused to play because the moon was out of alignment with Jupiter, to the master keepers of today’s game, this book is an entertaining peek behind the mask.
It's the story of B.D, a duck who loves to play hockey and gets sad every year when spring comes around.
Four noted wrestling writers grapple with the life and death of Chris Benoit in the wake of his horrific double-murder suicide.
Father David Bauer changed lives ― at the rink, in the classroom, and at the pulpit. Bauer’s dream created the first truly national Canadian hockey team.