All Roads Lead to Hockey: Reports from Northern Canada to the Mexican Border

All Roads Lead to Hockey Reports from Northern Canada to the Mexican Border All Roads Lead to Hockey reflects Bill Boyd s lengthy odyssey across the North American continent in search of hockey s roots From Barrie Ontario where he reflects on one of the best junior hockey t

  • Title: All Roads Lead to Hockey: Reports from Northern Canada to the Mexican Border
  • Author: Bill Boyd
  • ISBN: 9780803262522
  • Page: 386
  • Format: Paperback
  • All Roads Lead to Hockey reflects Bill Boyd s lengthy odyssey across the North American continent in search of hockey s roots From Barrie, Ontario, where he reflects on one of the best junior hockey teams, all the way to Laredo, Texas, where he investigates a thriving Hispanic hockey program, Boyd vividly portrays a transnational pastime Texas, it turns out, has prAll Roads Lead to Hockey reflects Bill Boyd s lengthy odyssey across the North American continent in search of hockey s roots From Barrie, Ontario, where he reflects on one of the best junior hockey teams, all the way to Laredo, Texas, where he investigates a thriving Hispanic hockey program, Boyd vividly portrays a transnational pastime Texas, it turns out, has professional hockey teams than any other U.S state or Canadian province All Roads Lead to Hockey features interviews with fans, current players, retired champions, and coaches, including hockey legend Jim Brophy Through their words, Boyd captures hockey s timeless magic.

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    2 thoughts on “All Roads Lead to Hockey: Reports from Northern Canada to the Mexican Border

    1. Bill Boyd has covered the Olympic Games and the World Hockey Championships for print and television As a news reporter and editor, he has worked across Canada and abroad.

    2. Boyd examines hockey in 7 locales, small towns across Canada and the United States to find hockey’s pull in surprising place, amongst small professional and amateur leagues. Chapter one takes place in Barrie Ontario, looking to the minor league teams of yesteryear, particularly the 1951 run of the Barrie Flyers to upset the Quebec Citadelles. Chapter two moves to The Pas, Manitoba, to the Blizzard, a First Nations owned team that has 6 players from the local Cree, though they state that they j [...]

    3. As another hockey season approaches, some hockey fans need to complete their tune-up for another year. How about a quick trip across the breadth of North America for a view of the state of hockey?[return][return]That's what Bill Boyd provides in his All Roads Lead to Hockey. Boyd, a Canadian reporter who has covered the Olympic Games and word hockey championships, takes the reader from northern Canada to the Texas-Mexico border to show how the game has spread across the continent.[return][return [...]

    4. A fabulous book that by focusing on the people shows us the enduring beauty and thrill of the game wherever and by whomever it is played.

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