Hockey

Showing 1-10 of 48 results

25

By Richard Harrison

Richard Harrison's The Hero of the Play has been in print continuously for twenty-five years, with a tenth anniversary edition released in 2004. 25 is a celebration of this fact, as well as a meditation on twenty-five years of hockey poetry. This collection is a cataloguing of ... Read more

50 Things to Make with a Broken Hockey Stick

By Peter Manchester

From the days when proto-humans lashed animal jawbones to sticks and whacked wildebeest-poop slapshots in Olduvai Arena to today's super-high-tech computer-assisted extravaganzas, one by-product of the hockey game has gone unnoticed and untapped. Until now . ..

In 50 Things to ... Read more

A Season of Loss, A Lifetime of Forgiveness

By John Manasso

 

Dan Snyder narrowly escaped being cut from his junior hockey team for two years in a row. That’s hardly the stuff that nhl careers are made of. But Snyder earned his spot on the NHL’s Atlanta Thrashers roster through sheer force of will and strength of character, even ... Read more

A Wild Stab for It

By Dave Bidini
By (photographer) Brian Pickell

For the 40th anniversary of what was arguably the single-most important sporting event in Canadian history, a writer shepherded Canadians of all backgroundsءrtists, athletes, politicians, and punditsسhared interviews, anecdotes, andmemories of September 28, 1972. The Summit ... Read more

Black Ice

By Val James & John Gallagher

The first Black American in the NHL tells his story — now in trade paper

Val James received his first pair of skates for his 13th birthday and by 16, he left his home in New York to play in Canada, where he was the only black person on his junior team and, often, in the whole ... Read more

Blue Lines, Goal Lines & Bottom Lines

By Greg Oliver

Hockey’s rich history explored through some of its most fascinating documents

Every great career in hockey starts with a pen and a piece of paper. In Blue Lines, Goal Lines & Bottom Lines, author Greg Oliver takes a peek into historical documents of the stars, from Wayne Gretzky’s ... Read more

Changing the Game

By Stephen Laroche

Changing the Game: A History of NHL Expansion celebrates an often-overlooked aspect of hockey history. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the NHL’s spread across the North American market in the 1920s along with the memorable expansions that began in 1967.

Relive some ... Read more

Chasing the Dream

By Ted Starkey

Go on the road with the best hockey players not in the NHL

What is life really like in North American hockey’s top minor league? As told by dozens of the players, coaches, broadcasters, personnel, and owners who work a grinding schedule every winter, Chasing the Dream goes behind ... Read more