Canadiens Legends: Montreal's Hockey Heroes

Front Cover
Raincoast Books, 2005 - Sports & Recreation - 240 pages
Like baseball's New York Yankees and basketball's Boston Celtics, hockey's Montreal Canadiens are the most storied franchise in their sport. They have won the Stanley Cup 24 times-more than any other NHL team. From the early days of Howie Morenz-the Canadiens' first superstar-to the modern era of Saku Koivu, from the dynasty led by Rocket Richard in the 1950s to that led by Guy Lafleur in the 1970s, the "Habs" have captured the hearts of hockey fans around the world.Canadiens Legends is a lavishly illustrated look at nearly a century's worth of Montreal hockey heroes, from 1907 to 2004. The history of the Habs is brought to life by almost 100 player profiles and more than 300 historic and contemporary photos. This book is a must-have for Canadiens fans and hockey fans everywhere.

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

About the author (2005)

Mike Leonetti is the author of Maple Leaf Legends, as well as the popular Game We Knew series and the bestselling children's books My Leafs Sweater, The Greatest Goal and Number Four, Bobby Orr!

Bibliographic information