Live Chat: Ken Dryden


Ken Dryden was a legendary goalie for the Montreal Canadiens. He has written five books and served as a Liberal MP for seven years. 

As a goalie for the Canadiens in the 1970s, Ken Dryden won the Stanley Cup five times, the Vezina Trophy (for best netminder) five times, and made the NHL all-star team five times.

Ken Dryden is considered one of the best goalies to ever play the game. His final memorable season with the Habs is chronicled in his memoir, The Game

Now, 28 years later, The Game is considered one of the finest sports books ever written.

Join us on Thursday, January 5, at 2 p.m. ET as we chat with Ken Dryden about The Game, his hockey career and more.

During the chat, we will be giving away a set of signed Canada Reads 2012 books! To enter, all you need to do is join the chat and ask Ken a question. The winner will be drawn randomly from all the entrants.

The Game is being defended by actor Alan Thicke during the Canada Reads 2012 debates. The debates will air at 11 a.m. (11:30 a.m. in Newfoundland) on CBC Radio One and will be livestreamed on CBC Books at 11 a.m. ET on February 6,7, 8 and 9.

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