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eBook I'd Trade Him Again: On Gretzky, Politics, and the Pursuit of the Perfect Deal ePub

eBook I'd Trade Him Again: On Gretzky, Politics, and the Pursuit of the Perfect Deal ePub

by J'lyn Nye,Wayne Gretzky,Peter Pocklington,Terry McConnell

  • ISBN: 1551683660
  • Category: Professionals and Academics
  • Subcategory: Biography
  • Author: J'lyn Nye,Wayne Gretzky,Peter Pocklington,Terry McConnell
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Key Porter Books, Fenn Publishing; First Edition edition (November 24, 2009)
  • Pages: 304
  • ePub book: 1235 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1702 kb
  • Other: doc lrf lrf txt
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Votes: 563

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I'd Trade Him Again book. In I'd Trade Him Again, authors Terry McConnell and J'Lyn Nye examine the man's life

I'd Trade Him Again book. The book chronicles one man's obsessive pursuit of "the deal" and how that pursuit helped shape him and the ideals he continues to hold today. Pocklington spares no detail in this riveting read for hockey fans, sports fans, business junkies, and anyone who enjoys a good rise-from-the-ashes story. In I'd Trade Him Again, authors Terry McConnell and J'Lyn Nye examine the man's life. McConnell and Nye treat the reader to his thinking by adding his voice-blustery and bold-throughout.

Pocklington's life experiences were extensively documented in the 2009 biography, I'd Trade Him Again: On Gretzky, Politics and the Pursuit of the Perfect Deal, written by Terry McConnell and J'lyn Nye. The book's title. The book's title was inspired by Pocklington's ongoing conviction the Gretzky trade was the right deal at the right time and had a positive impact on all parties concerned: the Oilers, the Kings, Gretzky and the game itself. 1 Early life and career. Pocklington was also taken hostage by a gunman who broke into his home. I thought I was bullet-proof - until I was shot," Pocklington told his biographers

From the Foreword by Wayne Gretzky:" When I flew back to Edmonton that day for the announcement of my trade, both Peter and Glen Sather told me one more time they would kill the deal to send me to . if I wanted it killed. And I was this close '? this close '? to killing the deal.

This book consists of seven chapters as they were originally published in Peter Pocklington's biography "I'd Trade Him Again: on Gretzky, Politics and the Pursuit of the Perfect Deal. The selected content tell the fascinating story of the flamboyant entrepreneur's tenure of the Edmonton Oilers, from its origins as a WHA team to its heights as an NHL powerhouse.

Reviled and revered, Peter Pocklington brought the Edmonton Oilers and hockey superstar Wayne Gretzky to. .

Reviled and revered, Peter Pocklington brought the Edmonton Oilers and hockey superstar Wayne Gretzky to Edmonton, before negotiating Gretzky's shocking move to the Los Angeles Kings. His story is one of triumph, failure, and perseverance. The book chronicles one man's obsessive pursuit of "the deal" and how that pursuit helped shape him and the ideals he continues to hold today

Dan Tencer, 630 CHED Radio Edmonton. Dan Tencer, 630 CHED Radio Edmonton. A great book that delves deeper into the reasoning behind the trade and the life of an owner that loved and wanted hockey in this small market.

I'd Trade Him Again: On Gretzky, Politics, and the Pursuit of the Perfect Deal, by Terry McConnell and J'lyn Nye .

A snippet of Pocklington's memories made headlines, as he remembered that he'd once discussed swapping teams and cities with Harold Ballard of the Maple Leafs.

The Puck Talks Here, The amazing life and turbulent times of Peter Pocklington by Terry McConnell, J'Lyn Nye, with Peter Pocklington (Terry McConnell, publisher: Paperback, April 2012; Smashwords eBook, April 2012)

On August 9, 1988, Pocklington shocked hockey fans by trading Gretzky . I'd Trade Him Again:On Gretzky, Politics, and the Pursuit of the Perfect Deal.

Marquis Who's Who on the Web ^ McConnel, Terry; Nye, J'lyn (2009-11-24). "Edmonton Oilers Legacy - Peter Pocklington - Page 3". Oilersheritage.

A smaller book titled I’d Trade Him Again: Wayne Gretzky & Peter Pocklington has also been published which can accurately be described as a hockey book as it includes only the seven chapters that describe th.

A smaller book titled I’d Trade Him Again: Wayne Gretzky & Peter Pocklington has also been published which can accurately be described as a hockey book as it includes only the seven chapters that describe the Edmonton Oilers building years, the Gretzky trade and the relationship between these two men during that period.

Reviled and revered, Peter Pocklington brought the Edmonton Oilers and hockey superstar Wayne Gretzky to Edmonton, before negotiating Gretzky's shocking move to the Los Angeles Kings. His story is one of triumph, failure, and perseverance. It's also a primer on how to make the most of free-market capitalism. The book chronicles one man’s obsessive pursuit of “the deal” and how that pursuit helped shape him and the ideals he continues to hold today. Pocklington spares no detail in this riveting read for hockey fans, sports fans, business junkies, and anyone who enjoys a good rise-from-the-ashes story.