Actor Jay Baruchel makes no secret of his love for the Montreal Canadiens. According to him, he was “raised both Catholic and Jewish, but really more than anything just a Habs fan.” Here, he shares stories both funny and heartfelt about growing up with an intense love of all things Habs.
Curtis Joseph played the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Edmonton Oilers and the Calgary Flames—so it makes sense that Canadians are interested in his memoir. Expect to find notes about his slow start to hockey, growing up just outside of Toronto and how he became one of the most beloved goalies of all time.
We can’t talk about Canadian hockey without mentioning the magnificent run on the Edmonton Oilers in the 1980s—but there’s a lot more to this hockey team’s history than the Great One. Track the highs and lows of this beloved team.
A hockey story told from the point of view of a hockey mom. This mom has a background in sports literature and was a varsity athelete so she’s prepared to take on the role of reluctant hockey Mom—and offer up some wisdom as she does.$22, amazon.ca.
If stats and metrics, player profiles and math are what you love about the sport, this is the book for you. It’s especially for you if you want to be into all those things, but you want a little help. It’s part reference guide and part behind-the-scenes look at what your favourite teams are doing.
From a savvy writer who adds a dose of humour to our beloved sport, this book takes on all the weird and wonderful moments in hockey history.
If there’s a year that most Canadian hockey fans remember—and want to talk about—it’s 1993. From Maple Leaf upstarts to infamous referees, this book chronicles the seven games that defined the year. You know the ones we’re talking about.