A Season in Time

  • by Todd Denault
  • Narrated by Ken Maxon
  • 12 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A celebration of the 20th anniversary of one of the greatest seasons in hockey history
Twenty years after the fact, the mere mention of the 1992-93 NHL season brings back vivid memories for hockey fans across North America. The last time that the Montreal Canadiens hoisted the Stanley Cup, Wayne Gretzky's last appearance in a playoff final, and Mario Lemieux's most inspirational season, these years are rightly considered some of the greatest in NHL history. Now, in A Season in Time: Super Mario, Killer, St. Patrick, the Great One, and the Unforgettable 1992-93 NHL Season, acclaimed hockey writer Todd Denault looks back to those heady days.
The story of a truly magical age for hockey in North America, a time that came to be known as "the last great season", where hope reigned, where the unthinkable seemed possible, and some of the greatest legends the game has ever seen took to the ice, A Season in Time is a true trip down memory lane. Covering the stories of Mario Lemieux, Wayne Gretzky, Patrick Roy, and Doug Gilmour, and capturing the frenzy and excitement that hasn't been seen since, the book is essential listening for hockey lovers of all ages.

Captures the passion, the glory, and the magic of one of the greatest NHL seasons of all time
Celebrates the 20th anniversary of the 1992-1993 season
Covers everything from Patrick Roy's legendary goaltending exhibition to Wayne Gretzky's famous high stick on Doug Gilmour to Kerry Fraser's blown call
Insightful and informative, A Season in Time is a loving look back at a season for the ages.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Excellent Book

I thought this book was great. Such a fun listen about an excellent time for the sport I love. Listening about Gretzky, Doug Gilmour, Grant Fuhr, Mario and all the other players I grew up watching and loving was incredible. That said, the narrator had a great storytelling voice but I'm not sure he was able to pronounce one name correctly, which is really annoying.
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- steve

Why Can't Narrators Pronouce Names Correctly?

If you could sum up A Season in Time in three words, what would they be?

Detailed, accurate, pronounciation

Who was your favorite character and why?

All of the players and coaches

Did Ken Maxon do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

Yes and no. The pronunciation of many player names was horrible. I'm a longtime hockey fan and am very familiar with all of the players and coaches covered in this book. Ken Maxon butchered many of the names to the point that it detracted from the presentation. I don't understand why the producers of audio books do not insist that their narrators learn how to properly pronounce names especially in sports books.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?


Any additional comments?

Overall, this is an excellent account of a great NHL season but again, names, names, names. Get them right!

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- cal81

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-22-2013
  • Publisher: Audible Studios