The Year of the Penguins: Celebrating Pittsburgh's 2008-09 Stanley Cup Championship Season
The Pittsburgh Penguins beat the odds, overtaking the Detroit Red Wings to capture the legendary Stanley Cup. This commemorative book, officially ... Show synopsis The Pittsburgh Penguins beat the odds, overtaking the Detroit Red Wings to capture the legendary Stanley Cup. This commemorative book, officially licensed with the NHL, celebrates all the magical moments of the season, including the incredible 7th game of the series. Max Talbot's incredible 2 early goals in the 2nd period; goalie Marc-Andre Fleury's formidable saves in the last moments of the game; Evgeni Malkin's Conn-Smythe Trophy win; and superstar team captain Sidney Crosby are all celebrated in this collector's edition. Sixteen teams qualified for the playoffs, and the Pittsburgh Penguins emerged victorious. This book chronicles the Penguins'championship year, from the first day of training camp and the team building decisions made at the executive level, to a recapping of each regular season game and playoff match-up. The Official Championship book is the definitive tribute to the Pittsburgh Penguins. It contains all the stats, facts and figures a hockey fan could ever want. It relives the greatest goals, the hardest fought line-ups, the injuries, the trades and the most memorable moments the Penguins enjoyed in their quest for the Cup. All told with stunning photography and the best hockey writing available.