A new book by hockey historian J.W. (Bill) Fitsell puts to rest the longstanding debate over hockey’s origin. How Hockey Happened tells the real story of the game’s roots. ...
How Hockey Happened chronicles in words and pictures the roots of hockey in a number of 19th century stick-ball games -- Native Ameircan gugahawat and European hurlrng, shinty, bandy, and field hockey, as well as North American shinny, ricket, and ice polo.
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Bill Fitsell is the curator of the International Hockey Hall of Fame and the first preseident of the Society for International Hockey Research. Prime Minister Stephen Harper, also a member of this society, and House Speaker Peter Milliken will host an official reception for this book on Parliament Hill..Review:
"The artwork -- old photos, illustrations and graphics – is terrific and Fitsell’s authoritative voice is the final word on the origins of the game"-- Globe & Mail
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