• Playing Hockey the Professional Way

    Playing Hockey the Professional Way (Hardback) By (author) Rod Gilbert, By (author) Brad Park

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    DescriptionTwo members of the 1972 NHL All-Star team discuss the fundamentals and strategies of playing professional hockey and offer suggestions on equipment and power skating


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    Title
    Playing Hockey the Professional Way
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rod Gilbert, By (author) Brad Park
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780060115210
    ISBN 10: 0060115211
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.7
    BIC E4L: SPO
    LC subject heading:
    DC18: 796.962
    BIC subject category V2: WSWY
    BISAC V2.8: SPO020000
    Illustrations note
    100ill.
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    Joanna Cotler Books
    Publication date
    22 February 1973
    Review text
    Both these Ranger stars have writing experience (Gilbert - Goal! My Life on Ice; Park - Play the Man) and that's helpful here but more important is their collective playing know-how, imparted unpretentiously but authoritatively as they glide across the blue line to discuss offensive strategy and techniques (Rod's department - he's an aggressive forward) and the skills needed to stop the opposition (Brad's one of the very best defensemen this side of a guy named Orr), set up plays, advise on player conditioning and equipment, and offer sound warnings to the young skater, e.g. "We both are great believers in position hockey - that is, avoidance of roaming all over the ice" (unless of course you're a kid named Hull). There are a number of how-to hockey manuals around and this one gives and goes with the best of them. (Kirkus Reviews)