From Triumph To Tragedy In The NHL 
A Hockey Book, Written by Brad Lombardo
Profiling professional hockey players who died tragically and young, while still pursuing their big league dreams....


Detailed and reflective profiles on six NHLers who achieved career stardom before an untimely death....  

  • Chapter 1 - Bill Masterton 1938-1968
  • Chapter 2 - Terry Sawchuk 1928-1970
  • Chapter 3 - Tim Horton 1930-1974
  • Chapter 4 - Pelle Lindbergh 1959-1985
  • Chapter 5 - John Kordic 1965-1992
  • Chapter 6 - Steve Chiasson 1967-1999





















From Triumph To Tragedy In The NHL

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From Triumph To Tragedy In The NHL


ISBN-13: 978-1493709052

ISBN-10: 1493709054


A hockey book which profiles the personal lives, professional careers and untimely deaths of six hockey players:  Bill Masterton, Terry Sawchuk, Tim Horton, Pelle Lindbergh, John Kordic, and Steve Chiasson. All six players were in the midst of NHL careers when tragedy struck.  Informative and insightful chapters details the lives and deaths of each player.  End notes and player statistics are provided. Player photographs are supplied by the Hockey Hall of Fame.

From Triumph To Tragedy In The NHL 

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