A must-have for hockey fans, this comprehensive reference goes all the way back to the beginnings of the modern game in Montreal 125 years ago. Along with its thorough listing of stats for the NHL, the Olympics, the International Ice Hockey Federation, minor pro, international youth play, the amateur draft, and college and junior hockey, the book lists awards and all-stars, and tells the exciting stories of great teams and great players. Packed with colorful photos, it's an irresistible guide to a sport with a fiercely devoted following.
Dan Diamond wrote Treasures of the National Hockey League for Carlton's 2009 list. He is the publisher of the National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book and edited the Total Hockey Encyclopedia. He produced category-defining large-format illustrated books to mark the NHL's 75th anniversary in 1991 and the centennial of the Stanley Cup in 1992 and created comprehensive media guides in print and on-line for the Winter Olympics and World Cup of Hockey. He lives in Toronto.