Most Colorado Avalanche fans have attended a game at the Pepsi Center, seen highlights of a young Joe Sakic, and were thrilled by the team's run to the Stanley Cup in its inaugural season in Denver. But only real fans know how many players have had their numbers retired or why the team's name isn't ..
Covering the entire 45-year history of the Blues, author Jeremy Rutherford has collected every essential piece of Blues knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them from 1 to 100. Most Blues fans have taken in a game or two at the Scottrade Center, have seen highlights of a yo..
Plenty of Capitals fans have taken in a game at the Verizon Center and cheered the team on during thrilling recent playoff runs. But only real fans know the full history of the ``Save the Caps`` campaign or have rocked the red in enemy territory. 100 Things Capitals Fans Should Know & Do Before They..
With traditions, records, and Flyers lore, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Philadelphia fan should know. It contains crucial informationsuch as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, and outstanding achievements by singular players. This ..
All Oilers fans have marveled at highlights of The Great One, and have felt that excitement coming back to Oil Country with phenom Connor McDavid. But only real fans can immediately recall Ryan Smyth's third-period hat trick in the 2006 playoffs or have hit the road to support their team in enemy te..
Most New York Rangers fans have taken in a game or two at Madison Square Garden, have seen highlights of a young Mike Richter, and know how the Broadway Blueshirts got their nickname. But only real fans know about the Curse of 1940, can name the players in ``The Bread Line,`` or remember ``The Save...
For the NHL's 100th season, a fan-friendly, argument starter of a book, compiling the 100 most impactful moments in league history. From ostentatious scoring totals to unstoppable teams destined for championships, the NHL boasts a history of greatness. But as die-hard fans well know, greatness isn't..
Extremely thorough and expertly detailed, this guide is the most valuable resource for referees, coaches, leagues, and serious fans of the National Hockey League. The singular resource for the official rules of the game, updated for the most recent changes, this book includes everything that is nece..
Of the four major sports leagues, the National Hockey League was the most conservative, clinging to only six cities until 1967, when it improbably doubled its size. The resulting upheaval gave birth to the Minnesota North Stars and the construction of the Metropolitan Sports Center. Though the well-..
After some dreadful years for Sierra skiers, the snow is back and the pent-up demand to ride it is satisfied by this book From Bishop to Tahoe to Shasta, and multiple slopes in between, California has a big ski and snowboard culture and this backcountry guide describes 97 of the state's best routes..
One hundred of Colorado's best backcountry ski and snowboard routes described in detail by local pros who have both ridden all 54 of the state's 14ers Whether you're an experienced backcountry skier or intermediate snowboarder looking to ramp up your out of bounds expeditions, Brittany and Frank Kon..
This is a guide for intermediate to advanced backcountry skiers. It includes advice on techniques, safety, navigation, nutrition, fitness and decision making. The book also features information on recent evolutions in ski equipment, mountain weather and glaciers, trip planning tools, and emergency s..
They are motivators, key strategists, tough bosses, and choreographers. They can be branded as heroes, ousted as scapegoats, quietly valued as friends, and everything in between. It's all in the job description for an NHL head coach. In Behind the Bench, ESPN's Craig Custance sits down for film sess..
Written by hockey's most authoritative author, this is the definitive collection of Boston Bruins history. In his newly revised edition of Boston Bruins: Greatest Moments and Players, ``Hockey Maven`` Stan Fischler examines the storied history of the Boston Bruins from their first game in 1924 to th..
- Includes detailed maps with climbing information for each peak, including difficulty ratings for the ascent and ski descent Travel around Colorado with ski mountaineer Dr. Jon Kedrowski as he guides you to some of the best ski descents the state has to offer. Classic Colorado Ski Descents showca..
Includes the 2016 Stanley Cup Championship SeriesIn the first edition of Classic Pens readers were reminded of the franchise's most memorable contests, from its beginnings in the 1960s through the 2010s. This new edition brings the team's standout games up to date, including their triumphant 2016 St..
From the bestselling author and Hall of Famer Ken Dryden, this is the story of NHLer Steve Montador--who was diagnosed with CTE after his death in 2015--the remarkable evolution of hockey itself, and a passionate prescriptive to counter its greatest risk in the future: head injuries. Ken Dryden's ..
Awareness, anticipation, physical conditioning . . . these are just some of the qualities a goaltender needs to bring onto the ice at game time. Excellence requires practice, consistency, and understanding--of the position, the situation, and your talents. No one knows this better than Eli Wilson..
Think you know hockey? Think again Hockey Hall of Fame Book of Trivia features the most distinguished and influential men and women who have ever played the game, policed the ice or called the shots from the bench and the boardroom. In this second edition, hockey trivia guru Don Weekes looks to ..
Re-imagined and re-designed for a modern spin on your favorite book covering the greatest players in the NHL... NOW Brand new for 2017, the latest edition of Hockey Now continues to provide fast-paced, up-to-date and strikingly illustrated profiles of the best and brightest the NHL has to offer...
It may be cold outside, but you're cozy inside your ice fishing house. You drop your line through the hole you cut in the ice and wait. Your patience is soon rewarded with a forceful tug on your line. Will you be able to reel in your big catch? Now is your chance to learn what you need to know about..
Led by stars like Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Duncan Keith, and Brent Seabrook, the Chicago Blackhawks are a modern NHL powerhouse, as much a part of Chicago as the Willis Tower or The Bean at Millennium Park. In If These Walls Could Talk: Chicago Blackhawks, Mark Lazerus chronicles the team's ris..
The Detroit Red Wings are one of the most successful and unparalleled teams in the NHL, with 11 Stanley Cup victories and a perpetual playoff presence. Author Ken Daniels, as the longtime play-by-play voice for the Wings, has gotten to witness more than his fair share of that action up close and per..
Nashville may be the country music capital, but local hockey fans know it as Smashville. The Predators adopted their name from the bones of a saber-toothed tiger found beneath a local building. Craig Leipold first purchased the expansion rights in 1997, and the team quickly built a loyal following. ..
This updated record book ensures that devotees of puck-driven action are as well educated on the sport as they are loyal to it. The only official book of its kind and presented by the National Hockey League itself, this guide to all things hockey reflects the 2017-2018 season in an easy-to-understan..
Skiing in New England has not always been such a breathtaking sport connected with winter vacations at distant and local resorts. From the early 1870s, Norwegian, Swedish, and Finnish immigrants utilized skis to carry the mail and to travel through the woods to school and work. Later, a group of col..
Learn the very same skills that Connor McDavid and Auston Mathews use to dominate the NHL Following the smash success of Play Better Hockey, the second edition of Ron Davidson's best-selling volume has been retooled with even more individual skill advancements for the modern player. From fundame..
The most exciting and scenic places to explore on skis and snowshoes within easy driving distance of Denver and other Front Range cities - Family-oriented easy outings for beginners or youngsters - Challenging mountain summits for experienced mountaineers - 80 routes with complete descriptions and m..
In this fascinating collection of Bruins tales, Kerry Keene brings readers behind the scenes and captures the stories that have defined the franchise throughout its storied history. From the team's inception in 1924 to their 2011 championship run and beyond, Tales from the Boston Bruins Locker Room ..
From the moment Dr. John McMullen brought professional hockey to New Jersey to the moment Scott Stevens lifted the Stanley Cup over his head for the third time, the Garden State has been in love with its New Jersey Devils. In Tales from the New Jersey Devils Locker Room, former New Jersey goalie Chi..
In the late 1960s the New York Rangers transformed from NHL also-rans to Stanley Cup contenders. Gilles Villemure was part of that transformation. The little goaltender had a long wait to make it to the National Hockey League, which had only six teams until after the middle of the decade. Eventually..
Readers have the chance to meet the Pittsburgh Penguins, one of the wildest, wackiest, most wonderful sports franchises that ever waddled its way across North America. If Penguins fans are not shedding tears of sadness, they are crying for joy or simply laughing so hard they cannot stop. No franchis..
The glory years for the Toronto Maple Leafs--four Stanley Cups in the 1960s--may be distant memories, but what the team lacks in recent accomplishments is made up for by their history, which is rich in drama, pathos, and, most of all, humor. Figures connected to the Maple Leafs from the 1950s to the..
The Big 50: Boston Bruins: The Men and Moments that Made the Boston Bruins is an amazing, full-color look at the 50 men and moments that made the Bruins the Bruins. Experienced sportswriter Fluto Shinzawa recounts the living history of the B's, counting down from No. 50 to No. 1. Big 50: Bruins bril..
Hockey has had its share of bizarre tales over the years, but none compares to the fascinating story of the California Golden Seals, a team that remains the benchmark for how not to run a sports franchise. From 1967 to 1978, a revolving door of players, apathetic owners, and ridiculous marketing dec..
Celebrate the NHL's centennial anniversary with the Hockey Hall of Fame -- fully updated with the events that capped the NHL's centennial anniversary In The NHL 100 Years in Pictures and Stories, authors Ryan Dixon and Bob Duff recount the events that have shaped the league from its madcap early ..
Since the inception of the National Hockey League on November 26, 1917, the sport of hockey has been one of the most popular games across the globe. After the National Hockey Association (NHA), which had been founded in 1909, ceased operations, the NHL took over and became a mainstay for the sport. ..
We Did Everything But Win: An Oral History of the Emile Francis Era New York Rangers (1964-1976) is an entertaining account of one of the most exciting and unforgettable periods in the history of the Broadway Blueshirts as told by Francis as well as several of his players. George Grimm chronicles ea..
A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic bobsled, luge, and skeleton events. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's sliding sports. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the 2018 PeyongChang, South Korea Winter Olympic Gam..
A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic figure skating. Includes descriptions of men's and women's singles program, ice dancing, pairs skating, and the team figure skating events. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the 2018 PeyongChang,..
A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic ice hockey and Olympic curling. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's ice sports, including the mixed doubles curling event. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the 2018 PeyongCh..