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Boy on ice : the life and death of Derek Boogaard
by John (Sports reporter) Branch Details
The tragic death of hockey star Derek Boogaard at twenty-eight was front-page news across the country in 2011 and helped shatter the silence about violence and concussions in professional sports. Now, in a gripping work of narrative nonfiction, acclaimed reporter John Branch tells the shocking story of Boogaard's life and heartbreaking death.
Deceptions and doublecross : how the NHL conquered hockey
by Morey. Holzman Details
Hockey lovers will be fascinated by the truth about how the National Hockey League was founded and how, through less than savory means, it captured permanent possession of the Stanley Cup.
Handy Hockey Answer Book
by Stan Fischler Details
Stick handlers without helmets rushing goaltenders without masks on rinks lacking side boards gives way to a faster game with bigger players and overtime shootouts. The National Hockey League goes from a Canadian and regional sport to one that is watched by more fans throughout North America than ever. Hockey may have changed, but its essence and appeal remain.
Hockey Hall of Fame MVP trophies and winners
by Bob. Duff Details
MVP Trophies and Winners tells the story of hockey's three most prestigious individual awards: the Hart Trophy (Most Valuable Player of the NHL regular season), the Ted Lindsay Trophy (MVP of the NHL regular season as voted by the players) and the Conn Smythe Trophy (MVP of the NHL playoffs).
J.R. : my life as the most outspoken, fearless, and hard-hitting man in hockey
by 1970- Roenick Details
Jeremy Roenick, one of the premier hockey players of his generation and one of the greatest American stars the NHL has ever known, shares his life story in this frank and unflinching autobiography. After making his debut as an 18-year-old with the Chicago Blackhawks, Roenick thrilled fans with his flashy style, take-no-prisoners approach, and jaw-dropping skills. A native of Boston, Roenick went on to play for four more franchises--including the Philadelphia Flyers and Los Angeles Kings--during his incredible 18-season career. By the time he was through, Roenick had racked up 513 goals--the second most of any American-born player--and 703 assists. Now a tells-it-like-it-is commentator for NBC and the NHL, Roenick takes readers on a behind-the-scenes, warts-and-all tour through his illustrious career, both on and off the ice.
Mr. Hockey : my story
by 1928- Howe Details
A personal account by the hockey Hall of Famer traces his Depression-era childhood, record-setting career and enduring relationships with his wife and children.
Sports illustrated the hockey book
by  Sports Illustrated Details
From its earliest days on frozen ponds, hockey has been a sport of speed and elegance, but also one demanding courage and physical will. The Hockey Book goes deep into the heart of the game, celebrating with astounding photographs and insightful words the great players and the inspiring teams, as well as an ethos-robust and selfless-that defines the sport as much in its dynamic present as it did in hockey's hardscrabble (and helmetless) past.
The concise encyclopedia of hockey
by M. R. (Michael R.) Carroll Details
For anyone who needs to know instantly everything about the game, look no further. Subjects as diverse as fighting and free agentry, the lore of the Stanley Cup, nicknames, regulations, the rise of U.S. college hockey and the art of the body-check.
The hockey play book : teaching hockey systems
by Michael A. Smith Details
The book features systems for defensive, offensive and special-team situations, all accompanied by annotated, easy-to-understand diagrams. The systems range from conservative to aggressive -- some are intended for big, physical teams; others for fast-skating and highly skilled teams; and some work for both. Also included are teaching methods and drills for honing specific skills.
The pictorial history of hockey
by Joseph. Romain Details
This lively and comprehensive volume begins with the first games resembling ice hockey, played on the frozen lakes of Europe and North America, and traces the game's development to the dazzling speed and puck-handling that characterize the game today. From the first Stanley Cup playoff in 1892 through the growth of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association, the proliferation of boom town hockey, the birth of the NHL, the evolution of the All-Star game, the advent of international competition, and the rival leagues to the expansion teams, this illustrated volume tells the story of hockey.
Updated 08/24/2015

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