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Dead on accurate
on October 20, 2002
For hockey devotees only (including former hockey devotees grown disenchanted):
This is a sharp look at what made Mario Lemieux retire a few years ago: the fact that the game is not what it used to be, i.e. skill players not allowed to show their skills properly, having often been replaced by holders, grabbers, fighters, etc., and how the game has become very hard to watch over an 82 game season with an overly expansionized league.
Though the book could've been written in a bitter ticked off tone, it is actually well-written, easy-to-read and humourous. Also offers reasonable suggestions for improvements of the league and the game.
Though a few years old now, what was written is still currently applicable - things haven't changed much. Worth finding.