Wearing the "C"
Leadership Secrets From Hockey's Greatest CaptainsBook - 2012
A study of the philosophies and legacies of forefront NHL captains draws on interviews with such figures as Wayne Gretzky, Scotty Bowman and Joe Sakic, blending hockey stories with leadership insights into such areas as the qualities of a championship captain, strategies for overcoming adversity and approaches to managing strong egos.
Independent Publishing Group
Wearing the “C” insignia on the uniform—a badge of honor reserved for team captains—is professional hockey’s highest honor, and this study discusses how many of the NHL’s all-time greatest players were captains. This exciting new book—an entertaining and enlightening blend of hockey stories and leadership lessons—reveals the secrets of hockey’s greatest captains by asking questions such as What does it take to lead a team to championship? What are the keys to overcoming unexpected adversity? and How does a captain manage strong egos from diverse backgrounds into a unified, focused team? To get the inside story, author Ross Bernstein interviewed more than 100 of the all-time greatest captains, assistant captains, and head coaches, including Wayne Gretzky, Scotty Bowman, Phil Esposito, and Joe Sakic. An ideal book for any hockey fan, this work recounts some of the greatest moments in NHL history.