Hockey Talk

Hockey Talk

The Language of Hockey From A-Z

Book - 2010
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2010 OLA Best Bets - Junior Non-Fiction Honourable mention

Pennsylvania School Library Association Top 40 Fiction, 2010

"He shoots, he scores!"

Hockey has a language unique to the game that has developed over the past hundred years. The patter of play-by-play and colour commentators shapes how the fans understand and relate to the game. Hockey Talk introduces young readers-both seasoned hockey enthusiasts and novices alike-to the unique terminology of hockey with over 150 terms, clear explanations, an illustrated cast of characters, and sidebars of fun facts. Short profiles of ten influential commentators, including Don Cherry, Danny Gallivan, Foster Hewitt, and Mike Lange, highlight their contributions to the language of this great winter sport.

Printable activities available online at: www.fitzhenry.ca/hockeytalk

Publisher: Markham, ON : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, c2010
ISBN: 9781554550920
Branch Call Number: 796.96203 GOL
Characteristics: 103 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Heeley, Ted 1964-

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