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  • Location: Quebec, St Justine,Montreal

The Hockey Sweater and Other Stories

The Hockey Sweater and Other Stories

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1920s – 2000s: The legend that was Maurice “Rocket” Richard

  • ISBN: 978-1770892514
  • Translator: PH D Sheila Fischman
  • Genre: Childrens

What you need to know before your trail

The Hockey Sweater, the title story in this 20-story collection, has become an enduring classic: a Quebec boy and Habs fan is shipped a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater by mistake. It encapsulates everything you need to understand French and English Canada, told with humour and love. This edition features a new introduction.

Travel Guide

Montreal

Joseph Henri Maurice “Rocket” Richard

August 4, 1921 – May 27, 2000) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League(NHL) for the Montreal Canadiens. He was the first player in NHL history to score 50 goals in one season, and he did this all in 50 games in 1944–45. He was even the first to reach 500 career goals.

Richard retired in 1960 as the league’s all-time leader in goals with 544.

In 2017 Richard was named one of the ‘100 Greatest NHL Players’ in history.

In 1975 he was inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.

Booktrail Boarding Pass:  The Hockey Sweater

Destination : Quebec, St Justine,Montreal  Author/Guide: Roch Carrier  Departure Time: 1920s – 2000

Booktrail Boarding Pass:  The Hockey Sweater

Destination : Quebec, St Justine,Montreal  Author/Guide: Roch Carrier  Departure Time: 1920s – 2000

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