How Hockey Happened

How Hockey Happened

A Pictorial History of the Origins of Canada's National Winter Game

Book - 2006
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A new book by hockey historian J.W. (Bill) Fitsell, who puts to rest the longstanding debate over hockey's origin. How Hockey Happened tells the real story of the game's roots in a number of 19th century stick-ball games -- Native American gugahawat and European hurling, shinty, bandy, and field hockey, as well as North American shinny, ricket, and ice polo.
Publisher: Kingston, ON : Quarry Heritage Books, [2006]
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9781550823479
Branch Call Number: 796.9620971 FIT
Characteristics: viii, 154 pages : illustrations ; 20 x 25 cm


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