With veteran sportswriter and TSN personality James Duthie, Killer (as Brian is affectionately known) shares the highlights and lowlights, cheers and jeers of a tremendously successful and colourful life in the world of hockey.
Hilarious and enthralling stories include
Like sitting down with Killer for a beer or two, only cleaned up to make it respectable (well, mostly), They Call Me Killer is a rambunctious romp through hockey with one of the greatest people the game has ever seen.
" Brian Kilrea is the best junior hockey coach of all time. And he would have been coach of the year in the NHL, if he had the chance. Just like me. The other thing he's great at is tellin' stories. Brian is a storyteller deluxe. This book's a beauty, and I know you are gonna love it."
- Don Cherry
More praise for They Call Me Killer
" If you love hockey and you love great, old-time hockey stories, you will love They Call Me Killer."
- Bobby Orr
" Brian Kilrea was the best coach I ever had, period. And this book is full of wonderful, hilarious, unforgettable stories that brought me back to those great days with the 67's."
- Darren Pang, former NHL goaltender and hockey commentator
" Brian Kilrea is a legendary character in hockey, and one of the sport's great storytellers. They Call Me Killer is a terrific read for anyone who loves the game."
- Steve Yzerman, General Manager and Vice President, Tampa Bay Lightning