Fire On Ice: Why Saskatchawan Rules the NHL by Darrell DavisFire On Ice: Why Saskatchawan Rules the NHL by Darrell Davis

Fire On Ice: Why Saskatchawan Rules the NHL

byDarrell Davis, Jordan Eberle

Paperback | September 1, 2013

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From current stars Jordan Eberle, Ryan Getzlaf, Jarret Stoll, and Brooks Laich to Hall of Famers and legends like Gordie Howe, Bryan Trottier, Elmer Lach, and Glenn Hall, this collection tells the personal histories of the greatest Saskatchewan hockey players. Saskatchewan produces more NHL hockey players per capita than any other place in the world, and Fire on Ice is the story of kids literally growing up skating on frozen sloughs, backyard rinks, and in small-town arenas. They turn the hard-working ethic of their backgrounds into the characteristics that make for great NHL players. Including 40 black-and-white photos, this historical look at hockey in Saskatchewan explains the reason why the province produces so much talent.
Darrell Davis is a sports reporter for the Regina Leader Post. He serves on the selection committees for the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame, and the Regina Sports Hall of Fame. He is the author of Junior Hockey’s Royal Franchise: The Regina Pats and was a contributing author to Saskatchewan Roughri...
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Title:Fire On Ice: Why Saskatchawan Rules the NHLFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:September 1, 2013Publisher:MacIntyre Purcell Publishing Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1927097355

ISBN - 13:9781927097359

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"A look at hockey's heartland and a must read for fans everywhere. From the days of Gordie Howe to the Stanley Cup homecomings of Ryan Getzlaf and Jarret Stoll. Davis, examines hockey and its roots in Saskatchewan."  —Allan Maki, Globe and Mail