Books tagged: hockey heroes

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The Mysterious Hockey Player
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Sports
"The Mysterious Hockey Player" is a heart-warming story about a little boy's dream to play for the Toronto Maple Leafs. The story cleverly weaves historical fact with fiction as it tells a magical and action-packed tale of the boy's hopes and of the mysterious hockey player who tries to help him overcome his fears and pursue his passion." (In print as "So, You Be Keon and I'll Be Mahovlich")
Turning Out The Lights: Concussions, Spectacle and the NHL
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,260. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
In 1998 Steve Bocking suffered his second concussion in two years playing hockey. His father was a surgeon who had seen enough. He started a campaign to change the rules, and won in 2011 when Hockey Canada banned all head shots. But the NHL still refuses to listen. When did the game change? What are the dangers of concussions? Why does the world's top hockey league continue to ignore the evidence?