The Metro Prystai Story: A Legend from the Golden Age of Hockey

The Metro Prystai Story: A Legend from the Golden Age of Hockey

by Frank Block, Red Kelly

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From humble beginnings in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, to twice winning the Stanley Cup with the Detroit Red Wings, the story of Metro Prystai is one of hard work, camaraderie, and a passion for the game. Set in the golden age of hockey, Frank Block presents Prystai's life though extensive research and tell-all interviews with the legend himself and several famous contemporaries, including Red Kelly, Emile Francis, and Ted Lindsay. This inside look at the life of one of the all-time greats is a must-read for every fan of the game.

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BN ID: 2940151038904
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication date: 09/23/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 108
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Frank Block is a hockey enthusiast, banker, and radio broadcaster active in the Canadian sports community, including announcing games at the Scotiabank Saddledome and hosting the Olympic torch ceremony in his home town for the Vancouver games. After moving to Saskatchewan in 2009, he met Metro Prystai and other hockey greats living in the area and set about to tell their story.

He produces a podcast based on his research and love of hockey called The Heart of the Rink Hockey Show, available at or through iTunes. He lives with his wife in Melville, Saskatchewan.

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