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Call me Indian : from the trauma of residential school to becoming the NHL's first treaty Indigenous player —Sasakamoose, Fred, 1933-2020, author.

"Trailblazer. Residential school survivor. First Indigenous player in the NHL. All of these descriptions are true--but none of them tell the whole story. Fred Sasakamoose suffered abuse in a residential school for a deca...

They call me chief : warriors on ice —Marks, Don, 1953-, author

"They Call Me Chief tells the fascinating stories of Native athletes who overcame tremendous obstacles to star in the National Hockey League. From Fred Sasakamoose (Chief Running Deer on Skates), who emerged from the abu...

Carey Price : how a First Nations kid became a superstar goaltender —Rondina, Catherine, author.

Twenty years ago, Carey Price was flying 319 kilometres across British Columbia in his father's plane so he could play on the nearest organized hockey team. Today, he is the highest-paid goalie in the NHL. But he's never...

Over the boards : lessons from the ice —Wickenheiser, Hayley, 1978- author.

In 'Over the Boards', the greatest womens hockey player of all time, Hayley Wickenheiser, shares the lessons that won her four Olympic gold medals, and hard-earned wisdom distilled from moments when she fell short. Wicke...

Shut out : the game that did not love me black —Saunders, Bernie, author.

'Shut Out' is a memoir about professional hockey by Bernie Saunders, a player who had the potential to become a star but was blocked at almost every opportunity because of his race. In spite of this, 'Shut Out' is a hope...

The Riverton Rifle : straight shooting on hockey and on life : my story —Leach, Reggie.

Autobiography of First Nations athlete Reggie Leach, who was a star hockey player for the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1970s and 1980s.

Wayne Gretzky —Wilker, Josh.

An account of the famous Edmonton Oiler and his ability that shattered every major single season scoring mark in the NHL record book.

The masked man —Braithwaite, Meg.

It wasn't too long ago that goalies didn't wear masks. They faced rock-hard pucks flying at them without much protection--until Montreal Canadiens goalie Jacques Plante had enough. Jacques Plante had broken many bones: h...

Journeyman : the story of NHL right-winger Jamie Leach. —Rosner, Anna.

Journeyman is a first-person biography of Ojibwe right-winger Jamie Leach, son of the legendary NHL superstar Reggie Leach. Follow the fascinating hockey trajectory from his childhood years watching his father play for P...

The role I played : Canada's greatest Olympic hockey team —Small, Sami Jo, author.

"Three-time Olympic medalist shares behind-the-scenes insight into the beloved Canadian National Women's Hockey Team. Men's hockey in Canada may hog the limelight, but interest in women's hockey has never been higher. Th...

Meet Willie O'Ree —MacLeod, Elizabeth, author.

"The Scholastic Canada Biography series aims to introduce young readers to remarkable Canadians whose lives and contributions have shaped our country and led the way for others to follow in their footsteps. Meet Willie O...

Wayne Gretzky : the great one —Santella, Andrew.

Describes the personal life and hockey career of one of the greatest players in the NHL, Wayne Gretzky.

Finding Murph : how Joe Murphy went from winning a championship to living homeless in the bush —Westhead, Rick, author.

"Joe Murphy had it all. In 1986, he became the first college-educated hockey player selected first overall in the NHL entry draft. He won a Stanley Cup in Edmonton alongside Mark Messier four years later. But since then,...

Undrafted : hockey, family, and what it takes to be a pro —Kypreos, Nick, 1966- author.

As a child growing up in Toronto, Nick Kypreos lived for hockey and dreamed of following in his idols' footsteps to play in the NHL. Hockey was an important part of the Kypreos household. It was largely through the game ...

Hayley Wickenheiser —Donaldson, Chelsea, 1959-

"Simple text and full-colour photographs describe the life of Hayley Wickenheiser"--Provided by publisher.

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