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Killer: My Life In Hockey

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Item#: 9781443453516
Author/Colour Gilmour
Publisher/Brand Harper Collins
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Pages: 336 Height: 9.00 in. Width: 6.00 in. Thickness: 1.09 in. Unit weight: 1.19 lb.

Main Description

They called him Killer.

Doug Gilmour didn’t look fearsome on a pair of skates—being an “undersized” forward would plague him during his early career—but few players matched his killer instincts in the faceoff circle or in front of the net. The Hockey Hall of Famer from Kingston, Ontario, played for seven teams over his twenty-year career, netting 450 goals and 964 assists during the regular season and another 188 points in the playoffs, making him one of the highest-scoring centres of all time. Gilmour played a big role in the 1989 Stanley Cup victory, scoring the winning goal for the Calgary Flames. Perhaps most famously, he led the Toronto Maple Leafs to multiple winning seasons and in 1993, took them to the brink of their first Stanley Cup final in decades, only to lose out on one of the most controversial calls in hockey history.

InKiller, Doug Gilmour bares all about his on- and off-the-ice exploits and escapades. Gilmour has always been frank with the media, and his memoir is as revealing as it is hilarious. He played with the greatest players of his generation, and his love for the game and for life are legendary.



Contributors
By (author): Doug Gilmour By (author): Dan Robson

Biographical Note

DOUG GILMOURwas born and raised in Kingston, Ontario. Over his twenty seasons in the NHL, he played for the St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames, Toronto Maple Leafs, New Jersey Devils, Chicago Blackhawks, Buffalo Sabres and Montreal Canadiens before returning to the Leafs to retire in the blue and white in 2003. He won the Memorial Cup with the Cornwall Royals and the Stanley Cup with the Calgary Flames, was an NHL all-star, and still holds a number of junior hockey and Toronto Maple Leaf records. Gilmour became the coach of his hometown’s junior hockey franchise, the Kingston Frontenacs, in 2008 and is now the team’s general manager. He resides in Kingston.

TWITTER: @DougGilmour93



DAN ROBSONis a senior writer at Sportsnet. His writing has also appeared in the Canadian Press, on CBC and in theToronto Star. He is the author of the bestsellerQuinn: The Life of a Hockey Legendand co-author of the bestsellersThe Crazy Game: How I Survived in the Crease and Beyondwith Clint Malarchuk andChange Up: How to Make the Great Game of Baseball Even Betterwith Buck Martinez.

TWITTER: @robsondan

www.danrobsonstories.com