ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Kevin Shea has been referred to as a ‘hockey archeologist’ – digging through the past to find treasures. Hockey is more than a passion for Kevin – it’s his life. Shea is the award-winning author of 14 hockey books, the most recent of which is ‘The Toronto Maple Leaf Hockey Club: Official Centennial Publication, 1917-2017.’ In addition, he is the Editor of Publications and Online Features for the Hockey Hall of Fame, including overseeing the publication of ‘Legends: The Official Program of the Hockey Hall of Fame’ for the past 13 years, teaches a hockey course at Seneca College in Toronto, is editor of the Society for International Hockey Research (SIHR)’s Hockey Research Journal, writes a bi-weekly column about the 100-year history of the Toronto Maple Leafs for the Toronto Star, and is a freelance writer with credits spanning North America. Shea is a frequent guest discussing hockey on radio and television. A member of the Society for International Hockey Research (SIHR), in 2012, Shea was awarded that organization’s Brian McFarlane Award for “excellence in research and writing.” In addition, Kevin is a member of the Toronto Maple Leaf Historical Committee.