This week marks the launch of the Al MacInis book,Discount e Books, by Amazon.
The book, which will be available on e-book and print formats, will feature all 30 NHL players in their prime.
MacInis has been a fixture in hockey circles for many years, having spent the previous 15 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings, Tampa Bay Lightning, Edmonton Oilers and the Dallas Stars.
He is currently on the roster of the Minnesota Wild, who have been searching for a young talent to fill out their lineup and have been successful in the past.
MacInnis, who will also be the face of the book, will be making a debut with his book as a featured author and contributor to ESPN Insider and Sports Illustrated.
In addition to being a featured writer for ESPN Insider, MacInns book will also feature commentary from current and former players.
MacInnes will be joined by the team’s executive VP of product and publishing, Michael M. Schoettl, and general manager Don Maloney, as well as the book’s writer, Jason H. Smith.
McInnis’ book will be published by Penguin Random House and will be the first in a series of exclusive deals that have been announced with Amazon.
He joins the roster with a new book, $15 Million Book Deal, from Penguin Random Book Group, which is the same publishing company that also published his first book,The Black Book: My Life, My Work, My Life.
The new deal with Apple will be signed by MacInnis and will give him the ability to purchase books on the new Apple App Store and the upcoming Apple TV.
Apple is also offering MacInnie the chance to host a live broadcast of the NHL on their App Store app.
This deal with MacInnen also includes a one-time $50,000 prize and a $5,000 donation to the Alumni Association.
MacInes book deal is the first of many with the new NHL digital platform.
In addition to signing deals with ESPN Insider’s Sports Illustrated and The Hockey Writers, MacIneis is also expected to be a featured contributor on ESPN Insider Hockey, where he will host the first regular-season show on the platform.