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Becoming a pro hockey player

by Nagelhout, Ryan.

Format: Print Book 2015
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
South Park Library Juvenile j796.962 NAG
Location  South Park Library
 
Collection  Juvenile
 
Call Number  j796.962 NAG
 
 
Summary
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!
Contents
Dreaming of the Cup
Learning to Skate
Joining a Team
Building Skills
School or Club?
Junior Hockey
The College Path
Hitting the Lottery
What's Next?
The Minor Leagues
Training Camp
Trades, Waivers, and Free Agency
Winning It All
Glossary
For More Information
Index.

Additional Information
Series Going pro.
Subjects Hockey -- Juvenile literature.
Hockey players -- Juvenile literature.
Professional sports -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher New York :2015
Edition First edition.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 32 pages : colored illustrations ; 26 cm.
ISBN 9781482420678 (library binding)
1482420678 (library binding)
148242066X
9781482420661
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