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About the Author
An accomplished hockey historian, KEVIN SHEA is the author of fourteen books about hockey, including Barilko: Without a Trace (2004), Lord Stanley: The Man Behind the Cup (2006), Toronto Maple Leafs: Diary of a Dynasty, 1957-1967 (2010) and Derek Sanderson’s autobiography, Crossing the Line: The Outrageous Story of a Hockey Original (2012). In 2010, he was awarded the Society of North American Historians and Researchers (SONAHR) Heritage Award for Outstanding Sports Writing, and in 2012, the Society for International Hockey Research (SIHR) presented Shea with the Brian McFarlane Award for Excellence in Hockey Research and Writing. He has also contributed to the books of many others, including former Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s A Great Game (2013). Shea is also the Editor of Publications and Online Features for the Hockey Hall of Fame and teaches a hockey course at a Toronto college. His writing credits span North America, and he is a frequent contributor to television and radio shows discussing hockey. Kevin and his partner Nancy live in Ajax, Ontario.