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Prime minister authors hockey book

Updated: December 2, 2013, 5:08 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- Stephen Harper says he had to "settle" for being prime minister instead of playing professional hockey.

In his youth, Canada's prime minister played for the Leaside Lions, a Toronto team. He tells the Toronto television station City he scored only three goals in three years and wasn't "the great player people remember."

Harper has written a hockey book titled "A Great Game: The Forgotten Leafs & The Rise of Professional Hockey." He says he started it nine years ago as ...

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