Books

Behind the Iron Curtain: The Abuse Behind Druzhba 78

Druzhba 78 was one of the best youth hockey teams in the world.  They had one of the most impressive win records.  They rarely lost.  The young team was reminiscent of the cold war Soviet teams that struck fear...

“Broadway” Bobby Hull?

Most New York Rangers fans have taken in a game or two at Madison Square Garden, have seen highlights of a young Mike Richter, and know how the Broadway Blueshirts got their nickname. But only real fans know ab...

The Hockey Saint: Worshiping Hockey Players as Heroes

"The Hockey Saint" book cover by Howard Shapiro. It’s been 20 years since I last picked up a comic book.  I was always a Superman fan from day one.  I grew up watching the reruns of George Reeves playing Su...

Life in the Russian Super League

The story King of Russia details one year in the life of Canadian Dave King as he makes the transition to life as a hockey coach with Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the Russian Super League. Both King and longtime G...