Great hockey reads: The Hockey Sweater by Roch Carrier


No hockey book list is complete without the classic The Hockey Sweater by Roch Carrier. This charming story about a boy, thanks to a mail order mix-up must wear a Toronto Maple Leafs jersey instead of a jersey from his beloved Montreal Canadiens, has sold over 250,000 copies, was made into an animated short film, appeared on the $5 bill for over a decade and has even gone to space.

Roch Carrier and Maurice "The Rocket" Richard discuss The Hockey Sweater in 1981:

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