H Is for Hockey
An NHL Alumni AlphabetBook - 2012
Where was the first organized indoor hockey game played?When did the tradition of engraving winners' names onthe Stanley Cup start? Which six brothers collectivelyplayed in more than 5,000 NHL games?Answers to these questions and many more can be foundin H is for Hockey: An NHL Alumni Alphabet.Formed in 1999, the National Hockey League AlumniAssociation is affectionately known as "Hockey's GreatestFamily" for good reason. Members of the NHL Alumni areconsidered hockey ambassadors, supporting the game andits history through many charitable causes and programs.Written by one of the game's foremost historians, thisbook pays tribute to them and the sport they love.Adding a personal touch are the memorable quotessprinkled throughout the text. When 17-year-old SidneyCrosby was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2005, hesaid, "This is amazing. It's been a lot of hard work and alot of sacrifices. It's unbelievable!"
Publisher: Ann Arbor : Sleeping Bear Press, c2012.
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,26 cm.