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The Resource Hockey strong : stories of sacrifice from inside the NHL, Todd Smith

Hockey strong : stories of sacrifice from inside the NHL, Todd Smith

Label
Hockey strong : stories of sacrifice from inside the NHL
Title
Hockey strong
Title remainder
stories of sacrifice from inside the NHL
Statement of responsibility
Todd Smith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"For the casual enthusiast and hockey fanatic alike comes a collection of essays and photographs celebrating the grit and dedication of hockey players to withstand injury and hardship to play the sport they love. Based on the author's interviews with key figures and capturing the inside stories of superstars old and new, Hockey Strong is one of a kind: an exploration of the long, dangerous, and often arduous journey of an NHL player. Packed with intimate interviews, exclusive photographs, and iconic moments, it's a beautifully designed celebration of one of the toughest sports in the world, and the hearts of the athletes who play it. Featuring figures like Kris Draper, Shjon Podein, Craig Berube, Joey Kocur, Rick Tocchet, Chris Nilan, and even the trainer for the 1980 Winter Olympics USA team, Todd Smith provides unprecedented access to the stories behind famous hits, injuries, and fights, while also revealing the human drive and brotherhood that propels such players forward. With a particular focus on the Original Six franchises of the NHL, Smith interviews players young and old from across North America, and illustrates hockey's broad appeal to new and lifelong fans. Unique in its content and design, and appealing to all generations of fans, this is the perfect gift for both the passionate fanatic and the casual follower of hockey"--
Summary
Hockey writer Todd Smith presents a collection of anecdotes about NHL and its legendary players.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10552279
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Todd
Dewey number
796.962
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National Hockey League
  • National Hockey League
  • Hockey
  • Hockey
  • Hockey players
  • Hockey players
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • National Hockey League
  • Hockey
  • Hockey players
  • Canada
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
stories of sacrifice from inside the NHL
Label
Hockey strong : stories of sacrifice from inside the NHL, Todd Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-296)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn952226660
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 304 pages (some color)
Isbn
9781501118340
Lccn
2016017762
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)952226660
Label
Hockey strong : stories of sacrifice from inside the NHL, Todd Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-296)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn952226660
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 304 pages (some color)
Isbn
9781501118340
Lccn
2016017762
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)952226660

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