Don't call me goon: hockey's greatest enforcers, gunslingers, and bad boys

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Hockey's enforcers are often as popular as the high-scoring superstar who cash the big paycheques. Whether called upon to duke it our with a fellow troublemaker, or to shadow an opponent's top player, these men get fans out of their seats, the sports-radio shows buzzing, and the TV audience spilling their beer in excitement. gives mayhem-makers their due by sharing their overlooked stories and contributions to the game. Drawing on a wealth of knowledge, research, and interviews, Greg Oliver and Richard Kamchen present the men who have perfected the art of on-ice enforcing: from old-school trailblazers like Joe Hall and Red Horner, to legendary heavy-hitters like Tiger' Williams, Stu Grimson, and Bob Probert; from fan favourites like Tie Domi and Georges Laraque, to contemporary tough guys like Arron Asham and Brian McGrattan. Don't Call Me Goon also explores the issues that plague the NHL's bad boys - suspensions, concussions, controversy - and looks ahead to the enforcer's future in the fastest game on ice. Book jacket.
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Hockey players -- Attitudes
National Hockey League -- History
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Violence in sports
title_display Don't call me goon : hockey's greatest enforcers, gunslingers, and bad boys
title_full Don't call me goon : hockey's greatest enforcers, gunslingers, and bad boys / Greg Oliver & Richard Kamchen
Don't call me goon : hockey's greatest enforcers, gunslingers, and bad boys [electronic resource] / Greg Oliver, Richard Kamchen
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Violence in sports