Chicken Soup for the Soul Hooked on Hockey
101 Stories about the Players Who Love the Game and the Families That Cheer Them on
Paperback ISBN: 1611599024
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hooked on Hockey is full of fun, heartwarming and inspiring stories for hockey fans and families. Family-oriented stories from everyday hockey players and fans, as well as revealing personal stories from NHLers and hockey insiders, will captivate readers.
The Unwritten Rules Of Fighting And Retaliation In The Nhl
Hardcover ISBN: 1572437561
For decades, hockey crowds have been brought to their feet for one of the most exciting aspects of NHL games—the fights. The Code: The Unwritten Rules of Fighting and Retaliation in the NHL by Ross Bernsteintakes you in-depth and behind the scenes to explore the history of fighting during hockey games and the honor system behind it. More than 50 NHL players, coaches, and media personalities were interviewed to examine how players go about their business during a fight on the ice. They explain why fighting is allowed and what tactics are used before, during, and after the melees. The Code: The Unwritten Rules of Fighting and Retaliation in the NHL discusses the top reasons why the gloves come off during hockey games.
Complete Conditioning for Hockey
Paperback ISBN: 0736060340
Increase strength to carry the puck through traffic. Pack more power when checking an opponent. Improve quickness and agility and create angles for higher-percentage shots. Complete Conditioning for Hockey shows you how to achieve all of these performance goals and more! Hockey players are bigger, faster, and stronger than ever before. This special book and DVD package features a comprehensive training approach that will build players' physical abilities as well as the hockey-specific skills required for skating, puck handling, passing, shooting, and body checking. The book contains assessment tests for determining a player's fitness status along with specific programs designed to improve balance, quickness, agility, speed, and strength. The DVD puts the training into action, demonstrating key tests, exercises, and drills from the book. With specific guidelines for seasonal workouts, Complete Conditioning for Hockey provides a multidimensional training approach that will show you how to get the most from your time in the gym and on the ice.
Hockey's Next Great One
Paperback ISBN: 1629374725
Even before the Edmonton Oilers selected him as the first overall draft pick in 2015, it was clear that Conner McDavid was primed to become hockey’s next sensation. His electrifying speed, vision, and overall dominance invited comparisons to the generational talents of Sidney Crosby and Wayne Gretzky, and it’s no wonder McDavid was quickly named the youngest captain in NHL history after just his rookie season. Now, the young phenom is ready to bring the glory years back to Oil Country. Providing a rare glimpse into McDavid’s life and featuring dozens of full-color photos, Connor McDavid: Hockey’s Next Great One is a must-have for Oilers fans and anyone who has marveled at No. 97’s unparalleled play.
Crossing the Line
The Outrageous Story of a Hockey Original
Paperback ISBN: 1600789242
The autobiography of one of hockey’s first rebels and a beloved member of the “Big Bad Bruins,
The Unforgettable Story of Hockey’s Forgotten 60-Goal Man
Hardcover ISBN: 1770413316
Meet the man behind the Fu Manchu moustache who shattered the Washington Capitals record with 60 goals (but unfortunately did it the same year some guy in Edmonton scored 92).
The Detroit Red Wings
Hardcover ISBN: 1927428270
Original Six Dynasties: The Detroit Red Wings is the first in a series of hockey books to showcase vintage photographs from the sport's golden age. With nearly three hundred images ranging from 1942 to 1967, The Detroit Red Wings shows you Gordie Howe, Terry Sawchuck, Ted Lindsay, Sid Abel, and other legends in their prime. Drawn from archives not available to the public, the Original Six series is must-have for collectors and sports fans alike. Currently the sports columnist for the Windsor Star, Bob Duff has covered the NHL since 1988 and is a contributor to The Hockey News.
Dropping the Gloves
Inside the Fiercely Combative World of Professional Hockey
Paperback ISBN: 0771056966
Barry Melrose's life is hockey. From the time he was old enought to skate, he knew it's what he was meant to do. Growing up in Kelvington, Saskatchewan, he was one of a generation of future NHLers that included Wendel Clark, Bernie Federko, and the Kocur brothers. He fought his way through the Canadian minor league system, eventually getting drafted by the Montreal Canadiens. But Melrose chose instead to play for the WHA's Cincinnati Stingers, beginning a professional career that saw him sent up and down, between the big leagues and the minors, before ending his playing career as a player coach in the AHL. As a coach, he saw success at every level, winning a Memorial Cup, a Calder Cup, and reaching the Stanley Cup Final as coach of the LA Kings. Dropping the Gloves shares Barry's years of experience. He explains the psychology of the game, the inner workings of the locker room, and how many different elements are required to create a winnning team.Told in the same plain-spoken style that has made him ESPN's best-known hockey commentator, Dropping the Gloves is a fantastic compendium of hockey knowledge.