Book Review – “Chill Factor”

Book Review – “Chill Factor”

Reviewed by Mark Brown   David Paitson and Craig Merz, Chill Factor: How a Minor League Hockey Team Changed a City Forever   New York: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2015.   ——————————————————————————————– […]

by · April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey Books
Miracle Men – Reviewing “The Boys of Winter”

Miracle Men – Reviewing “The Boys of Winter”

The second book in my year long quest to read and review one hockey book a month is The Boys of Winter: The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, […]

by · February 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey Books, Olympics
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The Life of Mr. Hockey

Review of Mr. Hockey: My Life by Gordie Howe For anyone who wants to learn more about hockey why not start with a book by the person known affectionately as […]

by · January 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey Books
Hockey Confidential: Inside Stories From People Inside the Game

Hockey Confidential: Inside Stories From People Inside the Game

For years, TSN’s Bob McKenzie has been one of the leading voices in hockey broadcasting. Since Twitter’s heist of traditional sports media, McKenzie’s reach has expanded beyond Canada and to […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey Books
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I Read a Book: Save by Roy

Most fans of the Colorado Avalanche know of Adrian Dater.  Dater wrote for the Denver Post and was quite knowledgeable of the latest news and information surrounding the Colorado Avalanche […]

The Goaltenders' Union sure will appeal to goalie enthusiasts everywhere.

Book Review – The Goaltenders’ Union: Hockey’s Greatest Puckstoppers, Acrobats, And Flakes

Since hockey’s inception as a sport, the goalie position has been a point of intrigue for fans, players, coaches, and all those that have followed the game with some regularity. […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey Books
Rob Vollman follows up his first installment of Hockey Abstract with a brilliant sequel - one that is worth it for any hockey fan to check out.

Book Review: Hockey Abstract (2014)

In a day and age where many hockey fans are starting to try to understand the complex worlds of Corsi, Fenwick, and advanced statistics in general, it’s nice to know […]

by · November 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey Books
Book Review: Hockey Card Stories by Ken Reid

Book Review: Hockey Card Stories by Ken Reid

It’s impossible to read Ken Reid’s new book “Hockey Card Stories” and not be taken back in time. History of the Game Through Cards An easy and thoroughly enjoyable read, […]

by · November 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Collecting Hockey, Hockey Books
Brian Kennedy's book, "Coming Down The Mountain," is a great read for those that want to re-examine the Summit Series and its meaning - both in the past and present.

Book Review: Coming Down The Mountain

“It was ‘us’ versus the big ‘evil other.’ Our guys banded together, despite early setbacks, to win. ‘The goal’ was a never-to-be-forgotten moment of triumph that united a large and […]

by · September 23, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Books
Shanahan was a ruthless NHL forward and he seems to be the same as a president

Book Review: 100 Things Blues Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

You know the important chunks of St. Louis Blues history – the three Stanley Cup Final appearances at the beginning, the Monday Night Miracle and Brett Hull’s fabulous 86-goal season […]

by · September 17, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Books
Review – Showtime: One Team. One Year. One Step from the NHL

Review – Showtime: One Team. One Year. One Step from the NHL

Showtime: One Team. One Year. One Step from the NHL by Ed Arnold (HarperCollins Publishers, Toronto. 2016) Of the three Major Junior hockey leagues that fall under the umbrella of […]

by · September 16, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Books, OHL
The Hockey Saint is a great read for hockey fans of any age. (Animal Media Group)

Book Review: The Hockey Saint

Written by Howard Shapiro, “The Hockey Saint” might not be your typical hockey book, but it sure one that could be gobbled up by readers of all ages. Being a […]

by · July 28, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Books