Justin Goldman and Mike Valley have teamed up to write an extensive and all-encompassing book on the art of goaltending. (Published independently by Mike Valley and Justin Goldman)

Book Review – The Power Within: Discovering The Path To Elite Goaltending

“Every goalie wants to be seen at their best, but unless you are mentally and physically prepared, more often than not, you will walk away disappointed.” – Justin Goldman While […]

by · April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey Books
Book Review: Breakaway

Book Review: Breakaway

Breakaway: The Inside Story of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Rebirth  by Andrew Conte (2011, Indianapolis: Blue River Press. Hardcover. ISBN 9781935628101) Once upon a time, the Pittsburgh Penguins’ former home, the […]

A book about some of hockey's greatest tough guys, Brian D'Ambrosio brings light to the debate.

Book Review – Warriors on the Ice: Hockey’s Toughest Talk

Warriors on the Ice: Hockey’s Toughest Talk by Brian D’Ambrosio (2013: Jabberwocky Press. Kindle Edition. Pp. 229. $8.70.) As human beings, we’re taught that every story has two sides – […]

by · March 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey Books
All I Needed to Know About Hockey I Learned from Stan Fischler

All I Needed to Know About Hockey I Learned from Stan Fischler

There is no substitute for experience. This is especially true for a difficult sport like hockey, where the best education is in playing as often as you can. But sometimes […]

The NHL A Centennial History by D'Arcy Jenish

Book Review: The NHL A Centennial History

The NHL is well on its way to celebrating 100 years of hockey entertainment. D’arcy Jenish commemorates those 100 years in The NHL A Centennial History.

Book Review: My Last Fight by Darren McCarty

Book Review: My Last Fight by Darren McCarty

When hockey fans drive their way to watch games every night throughout the winter they are often drawn to the arena by a simple love of watching goals, fast paced […]

by · December 31, 2013 · 0 comments · Hockey Books
Book Review: Between The Pipes by Randi Druzin

Book Review: Between The Pipes by Randi Druzin

Between the Pipes: A Revealing Look at Hockey’s Legendary Goalies, by Randi Druzin (2013, Canada: Greystone Books. Paperback. Pp. 256. $19.95. ISBN 978-1-77100-014-7) As writers, or even just as fans […]

by · December 13, 2013 · 0 comments · Hockey Books
Book Review: The Final Call

Book Review: The Final Call

The Final Call: Hockey Stories from a Legend in Stripes by Kerry Fraser with foreword by Wayne Gretzky (2010, Toronto: Fenn Publishing Company and simultaneously in the United States; Plattsburgh: […]

by · November 26, 2013 · 0 comments · Hockey Books
Ken Dryden’s ‘The Game’, 30th Anniversary Edition

Ken Dryden’s ‘The Game’, 30th Anniversary Edition

The Game: 30th Anniversary Edition, by Ken Dryden. (2013, Chicago: Triumph Books. Trade Paper. Pp. 320. $19.95. ISBN: 9781600789618) If you pick up the 30th anniversary edition of Ken Dryden’s […]

by · November 25, 2013 · 0 comments · Hockey Books, Montreal Canadiens
Book Review: Gordie Howe’s Son by Mark Howe

Book Review: Gordie Howe’s Son by Mark Howe

Gordie Howe’s Son: A Hall of Fame Life in the Shadow of Mr. Hockey, by Mark Howe with Jay Greenberg (2013, Chicago: Triumph Books. Hardcover. Pp. 336. $25.95. ISBN 978-160078-847-5) […]

by · November 19, 2013 · 0 comments · Hockey Books
Stephen Harper’s “A Great Game” and its Not-So-Hidden Agenda

Stephen Harper’s “A Great Game” and its Not-So-Hidden Agenda

What does it say about Canada that the Prime Minister has written an extensively researched book about the beginnings of hockey? Perhaps it reveals that the sport is our great […]

by · November 19, 2013 · 0 comments · Hockey Books
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Fact, Figures, and Outside Perspectives on the Penguins

Don’t be surprised when the Penguins slip into a losing streak after the March 5 trade deadline.