Printed on luxuriously rich paper, McDonell's book would be an eye-opener for younger fans. (Bill Spurr Halifax Chronicle Herald 2000-12-03)
An assortment of stunning color action photographs of both vintage and current stars makes this a good source. (Library Journal 2001-07-01)
Unlike similar collections, Chris McDonell's makes studied arguments for the included athletes and goes far beyond the 'weren't they terrific?' pabulum usually served up in hockey tomes. (Chicago Tribune 2000-12-10)
Captures many of the greatest players in hockey history... All 281 All-Stars complete with statistical career summary and vintage photo. (Ottawa Citizen 2000-11-19)
A stunning visual and statistical record ... For reference, for browsing, and especially for fans of the sport -- "Hockey All-Stars" is the book to get or give. It is just another example of the high quality sports books out there. (Harvey Frommer SportsWriterDirect -- columnist for Lycos.com Spor 2000-11-06)
Brilliantly illustrated with vivid photography and accompanied by an insightful text, this book is a classic addition to any sports library. (Fred Rinne Grande Prairie Encore 2000-11-17)
Chris McDonell is also the author of For the Love of Hockey and Hockey's Greatest Stars, both published by Firefly Books.