99 : stories of the game / Wayne Gretzky, with Kirstie McLellan Day.

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  • Additional Information
    • Publication Information:
      First US edition.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: For the first time, Gretzky discusses candidly what the game looks like to him and introduces us to the people who inspired and motivated him: mentors, teammates, rivals, the famous and the lesser known. Weaving together lives and moments from an extraordinary career, he reflects on the players who inflamed his imagination when he was a kid, the way he himself figured in the dreams of so many who came after; takes us onto the ice and into the dressing rooms to meet the friends who stood by him and the rivals who spurred him to greater heights; shows us some of the famous moments in hockey history through the eyes of someone who regularly made that history. Warm, direct, and revelatory, it is a book that gives us number 99, the man and the player, like never before.--Provided by publisher.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: First he rewrote the record book. How Gretzky rewrites the history of hockey. He looks back on the last ninety-nine years and tells-- from his point of view-- about the NHL's most memorable moments. Gretzky weaves in his own memories with the saga of the game that has meant so much to him.
    • Content Notes:
      The first hockey star -- In the beginning -- Tex's Rangers and the Leafs -- The Bruins -- The Hawks -- The Wings -- The original six -- The Stanley Cup -- The Vezina -- The Lady Byng -- The first All-Star Game -- Fire in his eyes -- The forgotten miracle -- The greatest of them all -- Willi O'Ree -- Stand firm -- The second six -- Black, white, and silver -- The St. Louis Blues -- The Minnesota North Stars -- The Oakland Seals -- The Pittsburgh Penguins -- The Philadelphia Flyers -- The World Hockey Association -- The Summit Series -- Inside the miracle -- The 1984 Canada Cup -- The 1987 Canada Cup -- The 1991 Canada Cup -- The 1998 Winter Olympics -- The culture of winning -- Hockey on the island -- Only the good die young -- The last dynasty -- Yesterday, today, and tomorrow -- "I just love to play".
    • Notes:
      "Originally published in Canada by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Canada 2016"--T.p. verso.
      Includes index.
    • Other Titles:
      Ninety-nine.
    • ISBN:
      9780399575471
      0399575472
    • Accession Number:
      2016036048
    • Accession Number:
      ocn945482970
      945482970
    • Accession Number:
      fay.509321
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      GRETZKY, W.; DAY, K. M. 99 : stories of the game. [s. l.]: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2016. ISBN 9780399575471. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.509321. Acesso em: 5 dez. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Gretzky W, Day KM. 99 : Stories of the Game. G.P. Putnam’s Sons; 2016. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.509321. Accessed December 5, 2019.
    • APA:
      Gretzky, W., & Day, K. M. (2016). 99 : stories of the game. G.P. Putnam’s Sons. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.509321
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Gretzky, Wayne, and Kirstie McLellan Day. 2016. 99 : Stories of the Game. G.P. Putnam’s Sons. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.509321.
    • Harvard:
      Gretzky, W. and Day, K. M. (2016) 99 : stories of the game. G.P. Putnam’s Sons. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.509321 (Accessed: 5 December 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Gretzky, W & Day, KM 2016, 99 : stories of the game, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, viewed 5 December 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Gretzky, Wayne, and Kirstie McLellan Day. 99 : Stories of the Game. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2016. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.509321.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Gretzky, Wayne, and Kirstie McLellan Day. 99 : Stories of the Game. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2016. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.509321.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Gretzky W, Day KM. 99 : stories of the game [Internet]. G.P. Putnam’s Sons; 2016 [cited 2019 Dec 5]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.509321