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"A feel-good story."--New York Times Book Review
Every night in hockey arenas across Canada and the United States, modern-day gladiators drop their gloves and exchange bare-fisted blows to the bloodthirsty roars of the paying public. Tens of millions of people a year, including children, watch and cheer on the fighters. Some players are paid handsomely; others barely a living wage.
THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS HAVE BECOME ONE OF THE MOST STORIED FRANCHISES IN NHL HISTORY. Winners of five Stanley Cup championships, the Penguins have hosted generations of stars from Mario Lemieux and Jaromir Jagr to Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, all of whom have left an indelible mark on team history.$29.95ISBN: 9780228102229Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Firefly Books - October 11th, 2019$26.00ISBN: 9780735237926Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Viking - October 29th, 2019
This hockey generation's brightest talent has been plagued by concussions. Now, the very style of play that has brought Crosby such success may be heralding the end of his career.$24.95ISBN: 9780228102168Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Firefly Books - October 11th, 2019$26.99ISBN: 9781501183645Availability: BackorderedPublished: Simon & Schuster - October 29th, 2019
One of the NHL’s most talented young stars shares his inspiring coming-of-age story about following his dreams after being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.
A portion of proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research.
“Max, you have type 1 diabetes,” the doctor said.$14.99ISBN: 9781982104856Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Simon & Schuster - October 29th, 2019
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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?$27.00ISBN: 9780735237247Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Viking - October 15th, 2019
A powerful memoir from an NHL heavyweight champion who moved from the dressing room to the courtroom.
NHL tough guys all tell the same story.
They all grew up dreaming of skating in the big league as stars. Then one day, a coach tells them the only way to make it is to drop the gloves. And every guy says the same thing: I'll do whatever it takes to play in the NHL.$26.99ISBN: 9781982130268Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster - October 29th, 2019
Former NHL star Bryan Berard shares the inspiring story of his life on and off the ice—from finding early success in the league and suffering a life-changing eye injury to discovering the inner strength to overcome whatever life threw at him and continue to play the game he loved.
“My career is over,” I said.