Hockey Now!Book - 2001
The team of Mike Leonetti and Dan Hamilton once again step up and boldly make their case for the most dominating players in hockey today! Hockey Now! has the lowdown on emerging stars of the NHL such as Alexei Kovalev, Markus Naslund, Wade Redden, Evgeni Nabokov, Joe Thornton, John Madden and Jeff O'Neill. Of course, the re-birth of solid NHL players like Ed Jovanovski, Doug Weight, Ryan Smith, Alex Mogilny, Jason Arnott and Adam Oates is noted too. As well, the inspiring return of Mario Lemieux is documented and captured in action by photographer Hamilton. The "Young Guns" are back with potential superstars like Simon Gagne and Rick DiPietro profiled. Your favorite stars Patrick Roy, Scott Stevens, Brett Hull, Ray Bourque and Jaromir Jagr have also had their profiles updated.
Organized by seven positions Hockey Now! is a ready reference for the millions of hockey fans across North America:The Masked Marvels: the very best modern goaltenders including Patrick Roy, Martin Brodeur and Dominik "The Dominator" Hasek. The Rear Guard: The "stay-at-home" defensive specialists - big, mobile and brutal - who clear the slot in front of the net: Adam Foote, Scott Stevens, Ed Jovanovski and others. The Blue Line Attack: Brian Leetch, Wade Redden and Rob Blake lead the rush past the blue line. The Power Forwards: Keith Thachuk, Eric Lindros, Brendan Shanahan and others are all big, powerful, fast and talented. The Playmakers: The quarterbacks of hockey led by Mario Lemieux, Adam Oates, Doug Weight and Steve Yzerman. The Snipers: Jaromir Jagr, Alexei Kovalev, Pavel Bure and others may be hockey's most exciting stars - fast and elusive with deadly accurate shots. The Hitmen: Chris Simon, Martin Lapointe and Derian Hatcher dominate the enforcer team. The Young Guns: These are the up-and-coming superstars of tomorrow including Simon Gagne and Rick DiPietro.