626 by 9. A Goal-by-Goal Timeline of Maurice "The Rocket" Richard's Scoring Career in Pictures; Stats and Stories
36 pages; 50 b&w and 68 colour photographs; 20 graphs; paper
English For 18 seasons - from 1942 to 1960 - the Montreal Canadiens' right winger wearing sweater Number 9 dominated the sport, electrifying spectators and blazing his way into the record books with 626 career goals. His "fire on ice" awed journalists and "The Rocket" soon become one of the most important figures in the history of Canadian hockey. This book contains stories behind important goals, pictures of Maurice Richard in action, the sticks he used to score the milestones, the awards and trophies he won for setting numerous records.