What are the best hockey gifts?

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    #1Orr: My Story

    Orr: My Story

    Bobby Orr, often referred as one of all-time greatest hockey players, has finally decided to talk about his past: what motivated him to play hockey, how did a shy small-town boy cope with the media and popularity, what really happened with his brother's betrayal...

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    Austin Silva
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "I really enjoyed the book Orr: My Story. It is the best hockey gift that you could get for a fan like me! He is one of the greatest NHL legends of all time!"
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    #2Winning Field Hockey for Girls

    Winning Field Hockey for Girls
    This book has everything you will ever need to know about field hockey, including its rules, training drills, equipment required... It is also perfect for coaches, at there are included many offensive and defensive strategies. 




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    Amy Hanson
    Written on April 2, 2018
    "This book contains pretty much encyclopedic knowledge about field hockey! So many tip and tricks; even experienced players will find something here to help improve their game. Beginners will get lots out of it too--if you don't know much about the sport, there's plenty of information about the basics. Everything is laid out super clearly and is easy to follow and understand. "
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    #3Tales of a First-Round Nothing

    Tales of a First-Round Nothing
    Selected by the Canadiens at the number eight position of the 1995 draft, Terry Ryan was supposed to have a great hockey career, and maybe even become a superstar. But everything went as bad as it could, and he only played eight games. In this book, he shares how it is like to be a pro hockey player on and off the ice, with amazing anecdotes from his own experience. 
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    Sandra Berry
    Written on March 31, 2018
    "I received this as a birthday gift from one of my co-workers last year and I enjoyed it even though I'm not the reading type. Terry's story about the ups and downs of being a top draft pick were very detailed and written like he was talking to a friend."
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    #4Field Hockey: Thinking Outside The Box

    Field Hockey: Thinking Outside The Box
    If you are looking to become the ultimate field hockey goalkeeper this is the perfect book. Many years of coaching are out together in this book, with exercises, tips and drills to help you and your team be better. 
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    Betty Payne
    Written on April 1, 2018
    "While a decent book for field hockey, when you hear "best hockey gifts" don't think the mind typically goes to field hockey, I know mine doesn't. So, I'd place this firmly outside the best hockey gifts and go with something that a fan of ice hockey would enjoy."
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    #5My Life in Hockey

    My Life in Hockey
    This Jean Béliveau biography gives full insight about both his athlete and office career. He was the captain of the Canadiens during the franchise's best years, but this was nothing compared with what was waiting for him next: a successful front office experience and a battle against cancer. 



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    Jack Aguilar
    Written on March 30, 2018
    "While a book about hockey may be a thought gift for hockey fans, the topic is likely looking for actual hockey related gifts rather than books."
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    #6Who Is Wayne Gretzky?

    Who Is Wayne Gretzky?
    Wayne Gretzky, AKA 'The Great One', is one of the greatest to ever play ice hockey. Having tied or breaking many records by the time he retired back in 1999, this book focuses both in his sport and personal life, so everyone can know what made him so popular and loved.




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    Randy Wagner
    Written on March 31, 2018
    "If you are into hockey, then you have no choice but to know of who Wayne Gretzky is. Normally proclaimed as the best player ever, this is a book describing his life in an entertaining way that anyone can relate to."
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    #7Showtime: One team, one season, one step from NHL

    Showtime: One team, one season, one step from NHL
    After a horrible 2011-12 season, the Peterborough Petes decided to give the author of this book full access to the 2012-13 season, so he could capture everything it is going on in a Canada ice hockey franchise, and how rising stars fight their way to the top to play with pros. 

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    Rosario Covarrubias
    Written on April 5, 2018
    "Showtime: One team, one season, one step from NHL was the perfect gift for my hockey obsessed brother. This tell-all book documents one rising team. My brother was really grateful for it."
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    #8Field Hockey: Steps to Success

    Field Hockey: Steps to Success

    This book will help you become the best field hockey player you can get to be: just follow the step by step instructions and exercises and you will see how your game -both defensive and offensive- greatly improves. 

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    Paula Esparza
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "Field Hockey: Steps to Success is a great read for anyone wanting to be a hockey player. It's a step by step guide to being the best field hockey player you can be!"
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    #9Black Ice: The Val James Story

    Black Ice: The Val James Story
    Val James was the first black man to ever play the in the NHL, back in 1982. This book tells his whole story, from his hockey beginnings to his successful career, in which he had to deal with racial slurs and discrimination. 
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    Hannah Anderson
    Written on April 5, 2018
    "Black Ice is a very interesting book for hockey fans. It is about Val James, the first ever black player in the NHL. It is easy to read and not overly detailed. Be warned that there is a lot of profanity in this book, so its not for young readers."
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    #10Hockey Plays and Strategies

    Hockey Plays and Strategies

    Trusted by hockey coaches around the world, this book contains hundreds of plays, strategies and systems useful in every ice hockey team. It covers both the offensive and defensive ends of the floor, so you can dominate your opponents every game. 

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    Elvira Arriaga
    Written on April 5, 2018
    "I don't really see the need for this book when all the information contained in it can be gotten for free off of the internet. Watch youtube for hockey drills, look up various plays on forums. Nothing new to see here."
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    #11We Are Your Leafs: The Toronto Maple Leafs Book of Greats

    We Are Your Leafs: The Toronto Maple Leafs Book of Greats

    This book contains detailed profiles of more than 80 players and coaches of your favorite hockey team, the Toronto Maple Leafs. As one of the world's most popular hockey franchises, it was only a matter of time that a book gathered information about those who made it so famous, including the 61 inductees in the Hall of Fame.

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    Beverly West
    Written on April 5, 2018
    "The Toronto Maple Leafs official book of the greatest players and coaches. It is an essential book for Leaf fans!"

Summary

Best What are the best hockey gifts
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Orr: My StoryBooks 19 Paid
2Winning Field Hockey for Girls Books 16 Paid
3Tales of a First-Round NothingBooks 15 Paid
4Field Hockey: Thinking Outside The BoxBooks 13 Paid
5My Life in HockeyBooks 12 Paid
6Who Is Wayne Gretzky? Books 9 Paid
7Showtime: One team, one season, one step from NHLBooks 7 Paid
8Field Hockey: Steps to Success Books 7 Paid
9Black Ice: The Val James StoryBooks 5 Paid
10Hockey Plays and StrategiesElectronics 4 Paid
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