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Great Books on the Game

Our Game Our Game: The History of Hockey in Canada
by Dave Stubbs

A detailed look at Canada's national sport over three centuries. Find out about rules, equipment, and statistics, as well as hockey's most unforgettable moments and most talented stars. Also featuring: little-known facts, photographs, quizzes and more.

Inside Hockey Inside Hockey : the Legends, Facts, and Feats That Made the Game
by Keltie Thomas

Facts, adventures, and stories show why hockey is one of North America's most popular sports. Read about male and female hockey superstars, the science behind the sport and much more. Perfect for diehard hockey fans and those new to the game.

Hockey Talk Hockey Talk : the Language of Hockey From A-Z
by John Goldner

Learn all about the special terminology of this great winter sport, and about some of the play-by-play commentators who have contributed to the language of the game. Colorful, readable and great fun.

Xtreme Hockey Xtreme Hockey
by Stephen Cole

Who’s the fastest skater? Who’s the slowest? What about the craziest goals, the greatest heroes, the biggest tough guys? Who invented the Zamboni, and who put a lobster in the Stanley Cup? Filled with new stars and old tales, Xtreme Hockey is an most exciting way to read on Canada's game.

Hockey Superstars Hockey Superstars 2009-2010
by Paul Romanuk

Seventeen of NHL's superstars are profiled, with glossy, full-page, full-colour photos, bios, previous season stats and interview quotes. This edition includes Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Miikka Kiprusoff, Alex Kovalev and many more.

Winning Gold Winning Gold
by Lorna Schultz Nicholson

The Canadian women's hockey team lost to the USA the first time the event was an official Olympic sport, in Nagano, Japan. Heading into the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah, they were on a losing streak. What would it take for the Canadian women to bring home the gold?

Brush Up On Your Hockey Skills

Face Off Face off! : you can play hockey
by Nick Fauchald

A how-to- book for kids who want to learn how to play hockey. Includes a diagram of a hockey rink.

The basics: hockey the NHL Way The Basics : Hockey the NHL Way
by Sean Rossiter and Paul Carson

For players of all ages and at any position who want to get into the game and sharpen their hockey skills. Easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photos of players in action, including action shots and tips from NHL stars. This book gives gets young players started off on the right foot.

Hockey for Fun Hockey for Fun
by Sandra Will

Describes the sport of hockey and presents information on the basic equipment, different moves, scoring, rules and more.

Skating for Power & Speed Skating for Power & Speed
by Sean Rossiter & Paul Carson

What does it take to be a great hockey player? Superb skating is at the top of the list. Increase your strength and speed to cover the ice and make the plays. Full-color photos of NHL superstar skaters accompany the instructions and tips.

Hockey in Action Hockey in Action
by Niki Walker & Sarah Dann

Introduces the techniques, equipment, rules, and safety requirements of hockey.

Hockey Websites

Hockey Canada Kids
Get hockey tips, play great games, download an activity book and even build your own hockey card at Canada's site for amateur hockey. for Kids
Everything for the young hockey fan, including games, trivia, plays of the week, playing tips and more.

Hockey Hall of Fame: Player Search
Find a biography and career stats on every player who ever played in the NHL. Explore the Hall of Fame site for fascinating info on teams, the Stanley Cup and more!

The Science of Hockey
Find out why the puck flies the way it does and what keeps the skates moving over the ice!

Vancouver Canucks
Keep track of all the activities and news about the Vancouver Canucks.

Who is This Guy?

Gretzky Click here to find out...
or borrow a book about this legendary hockey player

Online Hockey Games

» MiniClip: Hockey Showdown

» for Kids: Play On!

» CBC: 3 on 3 Hockey

» Borrow NHL2K11 video game(rated for
ages 10 and up) from our DVD dispenser
(You will be directed to the dispenser login

Story Books

The Hockey Sweater The Hockey Sweater
Roch Carrier's classic story of a boy whose mother accidentally replaces his beloved Montreal Canadiens sweater with a Toronto Maple Leafs jersey.

One Hockey Night One Hockey Night
It's Christmas time. Owen and Holly have just moved to Nova Scotia from Saskatchewan. They miss their friends and skating on the frozen lake back home. Can anything bring back their holiday spirit?

The Rocket The Rocket
Andre's father works at a factory with Maurice "Rocket" Richard, rising star of the Montreal Canadiens. One day, he comes home with tickets for what turns out to be a historic game...

Gretzky's Game Gretzky's Game
The career of Wayne Gretzky inspires a young boy who's small for his age to keep working hard at hockey.

Just One Goal Just One Goal
When Ciara gets tired of hauling her hocke gear across town, she starts playing on the frozen river behind her house. Hilarious tale from Robert Munsch!

Dino-Hockey Dino-Hockey
The Meat-Eaters and Veggiesaurs play a hockey game, told in rhyming couplets.

Timberwolf Chase Timberwolf Chase
Johnny Maverick and his friends play for their peewee hockey team, the Timberwolves, in the town Howling.

Million dollar goal The Million Dollar Goal
Twins Dawn and Dusk Rosenberg are huge hockey fans. Imagine their excitement when they get tickets to go to a Monteal Canadiens game with the chance to shoot a goal and win a million dollars...