I should have provided more information about the book before. It is Adrain Dater's book about the avs rivalry with the redwings. I just recievied it from Amazon.com. The good is a very good read with a lot of nice background on the people involved.
Just finished the book last night. Great read. I particularly loved the behind the scenes things that we usually don't hear about. I have to say though, the end of the rivalry plus the '02 loss (particularly the statue of liberty), made for a sad ending to this awesome rivalry.
i was wondering, does the book go into detail about the relationship between foote and shanahan? it seemed like these two tried their hardest to mame each other every game they played, but were also teammates on quite a few canada teams and both were great standup team guys who look like they would be best buds off the ice....
did they really hate each other that much or was it their passion for their team meant theyd do anything for their teammates, all non teammates friendships aside?