It’s a question fans have been asking ever since the Capitals hired coach Barry Trotz to replace Joe Nieuwendyk.
But what’s the best book for Capitals fans who aren’t a hockey fan?
Here are five books to get you started.1.
The Road to Washington: The Birth of the American Hockey League by Robert H. L. Lawrence.
The book chronicles the journey of the Washington Capitals from a team that never made the playoffs during the 1950s to a team who made the Stanley Cup Finals in the 1960s.
This book is filled with great historical facts and great stories, but it’s also a fascinating look at the franchise that was in the league’s infancy when it was first born.2.
The Game of Your Life: The Life of Bob Murray by John Lechmere.
Lechmie is a former Washington Capitals player and an author who’s best-selling books include The Life and Times of Bob Ewing and The Great Moments of Hockey Hall of Fame.
LeChmie’s book has become an instant classic among hockey fans, with the best reviews coming from hockey writers.3.
The Rise and Fall of the Buffalo Bills by John R. Campbell.
Campbell is a history professor at the University of North Carolina who has written numerous books including The Life, Times, and Origins of the National Football League.
The Bills were an iconic franchise that went through many changes in its early years before being absorbed into the New York Giants in 1962.
Campbell also writes about the history of hockey.4.
The Legend of Maurice Richard by Mark Wahlberg.
Wahlburg is a comedian who stars in films like the animated feature The Incredible Hulk and the short-lived television series The Jetsons.
He also wrote The Hockey Man and The World of Hockey.5.
The Iceman by John Irving.
Irving’s novel is set in the world of the NHL and covers the history and legacy of the league from its founding in 1923 to the present.
It’s one of the best sports books ever written and has won numerous awards, including a National Book Award.1st Place: The Hockey Hall Of Fame, The Hockey Writers Association, The Sporting News, Washington Post.
The Hockey writers’ association is the oldest continuously operating association of hockey writers in the country, with more than 4,000 members, many of whom are longtime fans of both the Capitals and NHL.
They include writers like Tom Gower, Ken Miller, and Tim Panaccio.2nd Place: Bob Woodward, Washington City Paper, The Washington Post, Washington Sports.
The Washington City paper is the only major newspaper in the state that also has a hockey section.
This year, the paper was named the No. 1 sports publication in the United States by USA Today.3rd Place: Chris Dempsey, Washington Star, The Seattle Times, Seattle Times.
Dempsey’s book, which is a sequel to his book of the same name, is about the time when the Washington Post relocated from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer to the Seattle Times building.
Dempsey also wrote about his hometown of Seattle and how it was once the home of the Seattle Whalers hockey team.4th Place: Steve Marchetti, The Post, Seattle Post Intelligencer, The Associated Press.
The Seattle Post has been a favorite of sports fans since its inception in the early 1920s.
It won numerous regional and national awards in the 1930s and 1940s, and it’s now owned by the Seattle Seahawks.5th Place.
Bob Ross, The Star, Seattle News, Seattle Sun.
Ross is a Pulitzer Prize winner who has won dozens of awards for his work.
The Star and the Seattle Sun both have hockey sections, which are both great.1ST Place: Peter Rennie, Washington State University Press, Seattle University Press.
Renni is the author of a number of books including, most recently, the award-winning The American Hockey Player: A History.
His new book, The American Way of Hockey, is a look at what life was like in the NHL in the 1950’s and 60’s.2ND Place: Michael L. McKeown, Washington University Press (co-author of Hockey: A New Generation, a history of the game), The Hockey News, The Nation, Sports Illustrated, The Atlantic.
The Nation has been an outstanding sports publication for more than 70 years and continues to be one of, if not the best, sports publications in the U.S. McKee has written about hockey for over 30 years.3RD Place: Tom Mitchell, Washington Times, The Sports Business Journal, Sports Business, SportsBusinessNews, The National, Sportsnet, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The Toronto Star, Sports Weekly, USA Today, SportsBook.com, Sportsweek.com.
The National is one of three major sports publications that includes an annual sports edition, a regular feature