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By Mark Spector

An up-close examine the contention among the Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers, instructed from the point of view of these that have been there. activities author and on-air character Mark Spector can pay tribute to the province's hockey heyday with a special mixture of humour and homage.

     "I hated each man at the Oilers, 'cause all of them hated me." --Tim Hunter, the Calgary Flames
In the Eighties, the province of Alberta used to be domestic to the 2 most sensible hockey groups within the NHL. Aptly dubbed "Death Valley" as a result sheer expertise and skill of its gamers, the province not just begat competition with different NHL groups, but additionally sparked fierce festival inside its personal borders. hence all started The conflict of Alberta, the old fight among the Edmonton Oilers and the Calgary Flames.
     In The conflict of Alberta, veteran activities journalist Mark Spector offers homage to Albertan hockey, and the 2 groups that encouraged essentially the most sour competitions in NHL historical past. via specific interviews with coaches, running shoes, and gamers, Spector presents an impartial, frequently hilarious examine the brawls, the clashes, and the schemes.
     A chronicle of an unforgettable time in hockey background (filled with never-before-seen photographs), The conflict of Alberta is bound to entertain fanatics and train rookies alike.

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