Becoming a pro hockey player
|Format:||Print Book 2015|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
Many professional athletes begin their journey as children. Hockey players are no different. Wayne Gretzky learned to skate when he was 2½ years old! However, hard work and practice are what allow those with talent to make it to the next level. Readers are introduced to the common paths to becoming a pro hockey player, from youth leagues all the way to the NHL. Each chapter focuses on one step of the necessary training for pros, including full-color photographs and information about hockey superstars. Aspiring players can learn a lot about what it takes to excel on the ice!
ContentsDreaming of the Cup
Learning to Skate
Joining a Team
School or Club?
The College Path
Hitting the Lottery
The Minor Leagues
Trades, Waivers, and Free Agency
Winning It All
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-- Juvenile literature.
Hockey players -- Juvenile literature.
Professional sports -- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| New York :2015
32 pages : colored illustrations ; 26 cm.
|ISBN||9781482420678 (library binding)
1482420678 (library binding)