Journeyman: The Many Triumphs (and Even More Defeats) Of A Guy Who's Seen by Sean ProngerJourneyman: The Many Triumphs (and Even More Defeats) Of A Guy Who's Seen by Sean Pronger

Journeyman: The Many Triumphs (and Even More Defeats) Of A Guy Who's Seen

bySean Pronger

Paperback | October 1, 2013

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Anyone who’s gotten to the NHL the hard way has a story to tell. No one understands the game better than the guys on the fourth line who fight for their jobs every night. They know all too well what it’s like to watch from the press box or, worse, to be sent to the minors or traded. Sean Pronger has seen it all. He’s played for legendary coaches such as Pat Burns and gone head to head with Doug Gilmour and Steve Yzerman in the faceoff circle. He was on the ice for perhaps the most notoriously violent attack in recent hockey history. While playing in the minors in Winnipeg, he guzzled beer in an ice-fishing hut with grizzled veterans like John MacLean, and he caused international incidents with Doug Weight while playing in Europe. But none of that went to his head.

Full of hilarious stories and self-deprecating jokes, Journeyman is in the end a story not only about achieving a dream, but about realizing you’ve achieved it.

SEAN PRONGER was a professional hockey player who grew up in Dryden, Ontario, and was drafted fifty-first overall by Vancouver in 1991. From 1995 to 2004, he played in the NHL for the Anaheim Mighty Ducks, the Pittsburgh Penguins, the New York Rangers, the Los Angeles Kings, the Boston Bruins, the Columbus Blue Jackets, and the Vanc...
Title:Journeyman: The Many Triumphs (and Even More Defeats) Of A Guy Who's SeenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.22 × 5.23 × 0.88 inPublished:October 1, 2013Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143181025

ISBN - 13:9780143181026

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Canucks stories were meh For the Vancouver Canucks' stories alone this is worth picking up. Loved learning the background behind the whole Kevin Bieksa bopping minor league teammate Fedor Fedorov. Certainly to learn what went on beyond the media reports in the Todd Bertizzi on-ice assault on Steve Moore was worth the price of admission. The rest though is nothing spectacular to read about as it mostly consists of the drudgery of being in the minors.
Date published: 2016-11-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must read for aspiring hockey players The best hockey book out there. Pronger goes into great detail to share what life is like for a journeyman pro hockey player. Insightful and a fun read.
Date published: 2015-10-26