Hockey's Hottest Players
The On- & Off-ice Stories of the SuperstarsBook - 2005
Sports journalist Arpon Basu profiles today's rising stars in the National Hockey League. He looks not only at their on-ice performance and statistics but also probes the human story behind their victories and struggles, revealing the journey they've taken to reach the highest echelons of their * Sidney Crosby, the 18-year-old hockey phenom whom Wayne Gretzky predicts will break some of his own records* Jerome Iginla, the tough and talented leader of the Calgary Flames and one of the few black superstars to emerge in professional hockey* Rick Nash, the youngest player in NHL history to win the league's goal-scoring title* Zdeno Chara, the Slovakian-born defensive star of the Ottawa Senators--and at 6 feet 9 inches the tallest player in NHL history* Vincent Lecavalier the remarkable player from Québec who led his Tampa Bay Lightning team to the Stanley Cup Championship in 2004* Dany Heatley who first made headlines with his amazing puck-handling skills and scoring ability but whose talents were overshadowed by a car accident that changed his life forever.And many others...sport.
Publisher: [Montreal]: OverTime Books, 2005.
Characteristics: 143 p. ;,21 cm.