Books tagged: Hockey
By Ken Reid
Foreword by Colby Armstrong
From the national bestselling author of One Night Only come 39 new stories about what a big-league goal can mean to an NHLer
Including interviews with Billy Smith, Chris Mason, Damian Rhodes, Christian Thomas, and Slap Shot’s Dave Hanson.
This follow-up to Reid’s national ... Read more
By Ted Starkey
From the depths of the National Hockey League basement in 2003, to the league’s most recognizable, successful, and offensively potent team just seven years later, this book chronicles the rebranding and reemergence of the Washington Capitals. Fueled by the arrival of charismatic ... Read more
Remember the glory days of the Maple Leafs? Imlach, Keon, Mahovlich, Bower? But after their Stanley Cup victories in the 1960s, the Leafs fell quickly and became a laughing-stock for hockey fans. Through the 1970s and 1980s, the Leafs were an awful hockey team. But then Harold ... Read more
By Rob Vollman
With every passing season, statistical analysis is playing an ever-increasing role in how hockey is played and covered. Knowledge of the underlying numbers can help fans stretch their enjoyment of the game. Acting as an invaluable supplement to traditional analysis, Stat Shot: ... Read more
Stole This from a Hockey Card is a thinking-fan's hockey book that strikes just the right note for those disillusioned by today's NHL.
Chris Robinson pushes the bounds of both hockey writing and creative non-fiction in this hard-boiled contemplation of where hockey fits into ... Read more
By Bob Duff
2017-18 marks the hundredth anniversary of the birth of the National Hockey League. But the league almost didn’t survive its first year. Bob Duff chronicles the trials and tribulations of that first season, and tells the story of that first generation of hockey heroes who ... Read more
In hockey, goalies have always been a contradiction — solitary men in a team game, the last line of defence and the stalwarts expected to save the day after any and every miscue and collapse from his teammates. It’s no wonder that anyone who played the position has had his ... Read more