Everyday Hockey Heroes

From hockey commentators who broke down barriers to be on air to the youth hockey coach welcoming Syrian boys and girls to Canada through our national pastime, these are the stories of everyday hockey heroes—those who defy the odds, ...

Everyday Hockey Heroes

Everyday Hockey Heroes

INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER An inspiring and updated volume of stories about Canada’s most beloved sport—hockey—and the everyday heroes who embody the spirit of the game and help shape its future, from the pros who compete in NHL arenas to the dreamers and fans who play on backyard rinks. What does hockey look like today in Canada? Who is changing the game? Canadian broadcasters Bob McKenzie and Jim Lang bring together players, coaches, and fans to show us what hockey means to them. Meet Philadelphia Flyer Wayne Simmonds and Paralympian gold medalist Greg Westlake, who wouldn’t be at the top of their sport without the never-ending support of their families and communities. Read about players who overcame catastrophic injury to keep playing the game they love, or the renowned Canadian neurosurgeon leading the charge to protect athletes from the dangers of brain trauma and concussion. From hockey commentators who broke down barriers to be on air to the youth hockey coach welcoming Syrian boys and girls to Canada through our national pastime, these are the stories of everyday hockey heroes—those who defy the odds, advocate for inclusion, and champion the next generation of hockey. From small-town rinks to big city arenas across the country, this collection celebrates everyone who loves our great game. A must-read for every hockey fan.

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Everyday Hockey Heroes
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Bob McKenzie, Jim Lang
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-29 - Publisher: Simon & Schuster

INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER An inspiring and updated volume of stories about Canada’s most beloved sport—hockey—and the everyday heroes who embody the spirit of the game and help shape its future, from the pros who compete in NHL arenas to the dreamers and fans who play on backyard rinks. What does
Hockey Stories On and Off the Ice
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Dan Diamond, James Duplacey, Eric Zweig
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-12-03 - Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

A collection of riveting and outrageous tales from the world of hockey is filled with memorable moments, bizarre facts, and strange legends that will delight avid hockey fans everywhere. Original.
Everyday Hockey Heroes, Volume II
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Bob McKenzie, Jim Lang
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-10 - Publisher: Simon & Schuster

From TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie comes a new collection of hockey stories about the everyday heroes from across the game who are defying the odds and championing the next generation of hockey—on and off the ice. In this uplifting and entertaining volume of stories, Canadian broadcasters Bob McKenzie and
Cujo
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Curtis Joseph, Kirstie McLellan Day
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-23 - Publisher: HarperCollins

The instant #1 national bestseller Curtis Joseph, known affectionately to hockey fans around the world as Cujo, was an unlikely NHL superstar. The boy from Keswick, Ontario, didn’t put on a pair of skates until most kids his age were already far along in organized hockey, and he was passed
The Ultimate Prize
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Dan Diamond
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-16 - Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

There is no greater reward for a hockey player than winning the Stanley Cup. The Ultimate Prize chronicles the evolution of the sport from the first recorded game played in 1875 to the 2002 Champion Detroit Red Wings. Photographs and statistics of teams, coaches, players, owners, and hockey executives are

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