|Brian Burke, the current General Manager and President of the Toronto Maple Leafs. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
"The Essential Hockey Read & Reference:
Behind The Moves: NHL General Managers Tell how Winners are Built
by Jason Farris (Foreward by Brian Burke)
Like a Datsyukian breakaway clinical finish, author Jason Farris scores and delivers in this must-read hockey book.
Simply – wow! I was admittedly a little apprehensive when I discovered the book, found that it was only available through the website, and not through conventional means such as Chapters/Amazon. However, upon receiving it one quickly realizes this book vastly exceeds the design and quality of your typical bookstore book. Behind the Moves is in a word – elegant. My particular edition was tailored to the city I’m based in – featuring the Calgary Flames Stanley Cup ring subtly on the cover and highlighting then GM Cliff Fletcher’s name subtly but effectively on the back of the book. It is also signed by Cliff Fletcher. There are actually twelve unique versions of the book. I was immediately enthralled."
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