Book launch: Scotty: A Hockey Life Like No Other by Ken Dryden

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Library and Archives Canada, the Ottawa International Writers Festival, and Ottawa Public Library invite you to the book launch of Scotty: A Hockey Life Like No Other by Ken Dryden.

Type:
Book launch
Language:
in English only
Date:
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Time:
7:30 pm
Admission:
Free
Details:

Ken Dryden was a Hall-of-Fame goaltender with the Montreal Canadiens. His critically acclaimed and bestselling books have shaped the way we read and think about hockey.

Now the player and coach who won five Stanley Cups together team up once again.

In Scotty, Dryden has given his coach a new test: Tell us about all these players and teams you've seen, but imagine yourself as their coach. Tell us about their weaknesses, not just their strengths. Tell us how you would coach them and coach against them. And then choose the top eight teams of all time, match them up against one another in a playoff series, and, separating the near-great from the great, tell us who would win. And why.

This book is about a life—a hockey life, a Canadian life, a life of achievement. It is Scotty Bowman in his natural element, behind the bench one more time.

Location:
Library and Archives Canada
Alfred Pellan Room
Address:
395 Wellington Street
City:
Ottawa, Ontario
Registration:
Seating is limited, so please register.
Logos: Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa Public Library, Writers Festival www.writersfestival.org 
 
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