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Total Penguins: The Definitive Encyclopedia of the Pittsburgh Penguins
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 160078397X, Hardcover)Total Penguins is the definitive resource on the Pittsburgh Penguins, one of the NHL s most popular and successful franchises. Featuring author Rick Buker s exhaustive research and hundreds of exclusive photographs courtesy of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Total Penguins traces the franchise s history from its birth as an expansion team in 1967 to its flirtation with bankruptcy in the 1970s to the arrival of Mario Lemieux in the 1980s and Sidney Crosby in the 2000s, two acquisitions that have led to a golden age of Pittsburgh hockey.
A must-have addition to any Pens fan s library, Total Penguins puts the entirety of the team s history at one s fingertips. This comprehensive encyclopedia includes:
Statistics for every player in team history
Details of every trade, draft pick, and free-agent signing ever made by the Pens
Biographies of every coach, general manager, owner, and Hall of Fame player
Profiles on 66 of the most important players in Penguins history
Background on every arena the franchise has ever called home
Team records, statistics, award winners, and trivia
And much, much more
For any hockey fan who considers the Consol Energy Center his or her home away from home, Total Penguins is the ultimate guide to this Stanley Cup winning franchise.
An avid hockey fan and freelance writer, Rick Buker hails from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In 1979 Rick earned a degree in business administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Upon his graduation, he accepted a position with Consolidated Natural Gas Company. Rick began his writing career in 1995 when he joined the company s communications staff.
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This definitive resource on the Pittsburgh Penguins, one of the NHL's most popular and successful franchises, features exhaustive research and hundreds of exclusive photographs courtesy of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The book traces the franchise's history from its birth as an expansion team in 1967 and its flirtation with bankruptcy in the 1970s to the arrival of Mario Lemieux in the 1980s and Sidney Crosby's coming in the 2000s, two acquisitions that have led to a golden age of Pittsburgh hockey.
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