• Title: Take Your Eye Off the Puck: How to Watch Hockey by Knowing Where to Look
  • Author: Eddie Olczyk Tab Bamford
  • ISBN: 9781600788819
  • Page: 213
  • Format: Paperback
  • Take Your Eye Off the Puck How to Watch Hockey by Knowing Where to Look More and fans are watching the NHL each week but many of them don t know exactly what they should be watching How does an offense create shooting lanes for its best sniper When a center breaks throug
    More and fans are watching the NHL each week, but many of them don t know exactly what they should be watching How does an offense create shooting lanes for its best sniper When a center breaks through and splits between two defensemen, which defender is to blame Why does a goalie look like a Hall of Famer one week and a candidate for the minor leagues the next FaMore and fans are watching the NHL each week, but many of them don t know exactly what they should be watching How does an offense create shooting lanes for its best sniper When a center breaks through and splits between two defensemen, which defender is to blame Why does a goalie look like a Hall of Famer one week and a candidate for the minor leagues the next Fans are starving to learn about the game they love, to appreciate the intricacies of their sport the way baseball fans do theirs Take Your Eye Off the Puck takes you inside a coach s mind as he builds a roster or constructs a game plan, to the chaos of the goalie s crease, and deep into the perpetual chess match between offense and defense Neither a beginner s introduction to hockey nor a technical manual for only the most studious of fans, the book explains topics such as the pros and cons of different personnel groups, what to look for when a team goes on the power play, and why playing center might be the most grueling job in sports.

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