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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- 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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

P.K. Subban : fighting racism to become a hockey superstar and role model for athletes of colour —Rondina, Catherine, author.

"Born in Canada to parents who emigrated from the Caribbean, P.K. Subban is a remarkable athlete and role model. A talent on the ice, playing for some of the best teams in the NHL, P.K. has set records and won the Norris...

The spectacular Sidney Crosby —Podnieks, Andrew.

A biography of Sidney Crosby, the young hockey sensation from Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia.

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...

Tough guy the Bob Probert story

An intimate portrait of legendary NHL tough guy Bob Probert, told through exclusive interviews with his family, friends, teammates, and rivals, featuring game footage, news reports, and never-before-seen home movies.

Fred Sasakamoose

In 1953, Fred Sasakamoose, a Cree man from northern Saskatchewan, became the first status Indian to play in the NHL. Known for his deadly slapshot, Fred was sometimes called "the reluctant Blackhawk" because he almost re...

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...

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 ...

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.

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