Hockey's Royal Family:
The Conachers

"Great read about a truly legendary and iconic family!!! Never to be duplicated again!!!" - Ken H

Biographical sketches of this hockey family whose achievements have earned them the title, Hockey's Royal Family.

Lionel Conacher: The oldest brother, a Hall of Fame hockey and football star; an undefeated wrestler, a star baseball and lacrosse player. Canada"s Athlete of the First Half Century (1901-1950). A member of Canada's Parliament he died trying to stretch a single into a triple in a softball game played with fellow MPs on Parliament Hill.

His son Brian Conacher was a star football player at Western University. He played hockey for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings. In 1972 he provided colour commentary for Foster Hewitt's play-by-play of the Canada-Russia hockey series.

Charlie Conacher: A Hockey Hall of Fame player with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Charlie was probably the greatest goal scorer in the history of the Maple Leafs. 

Charlie's son Peter Conacher played in the NHL with Chicago, New York, and Toronto, and continues to play into his late 80s!

Roy Conacher: A Hockey Hall of Fame player was an outstanding goal scorer with Boston, Detroit and Chicago who in this rookie season with the Bruins led the NHL in goals. He would win the NHL scoring title a decade later while skating the Black Hawks.


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  • Stories about three Hockey Hall of Fame brothers, another brother, two sons, and a nephew, all of whom etched their place in hockey history.
  • 188 pages
  • book size: 6" x 9"
  • A soft cover book.

Test Your Knowledge of this Famous Hockey Family!

  • What Conacher brother is only one of two athletes to have his name etched on both the Stanley Cup and the Grey Cup?
  • What Conacher had a role in delivering the events of the 1972 Canada-Russia Hockey series to Canadians?
  • How many families have three brothers enshrined as members of the Hockey Hall of Fame?
  • What high scoring Conacher started his hockey career as a goalie because he was not a good skater?

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There is much to enjoy and learn!

I hope you enjoy it as much as I did writing it.

Hockey's Royal Family: The Conachers 

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