The Lost 10 Point Night: Searching for My Hockey Hero . . . Jim Harrison
ISBN: 1770411550
EAN13: 9781770411555
Language: English
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Format: Paperback
Publisher: ECW Press

The Lost 10 Point Night: Searching for My Hockey Hero . . . Jim Harrison

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Book Overview
Jim Harrison grew up on the prairies, played Junior in Saskatchewan, and pro with the Bruins, Leafs, Hawks, and Oilers. Three years before a former teammate equaled the mark, Harrison set one of the most enduring and seemingly unreachable records in professional hockey with three goals and seven helpers on January 30, 1973. And almost nobody remembers. This is Harrison's story: the games he played, the agent who stole from him, the woman he mourned, the fights he fought, and the friends he made -- and lost -- including Bobby Orr and Darryl Sittler. It's about the injuries he suffered, the pedophiles who preyed on him and other young players, and a Players Association that, he says, wants me to die. But The Lost 10 Point Night is also a response to Stephen Brunt's Searching for Bobby Orr and Gretzky's Tears -- a book as much about Harrison as it is about author David Ward, a 50-year-old guy who went in search of his childhood hero . . . and what happened when they began looking at Canada's game together.