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A Look At Sawchuk

from Morris Dalla Costa of the London Free Press,

The book is really about a rebirth.

A rebirth for its subject—former National Hockey League goaltender Terry Sawchuk—and a rebirth for its author, Randall Maggs.

Night Work: The Sawchuk Poems recounts the life, in and out of hockey, of arguably the best goaltender who ever played the game. He also was one of hockey’s most tragic figures, dying in 1970 at the age of 40 after fighting with teammate Ron Stewart in the off-season. He suffered from untreated depression.

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