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Hockey in the Capital District, New York (Images of Sports Series)
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Hockey in the Capital District, New York (Images of Sports Series)

by Jim Mancuso
 

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Hockey in the Capital District chronicles professional hockey in the capital region of New York State: Albany, Schenectady, and Troy. A total of six professional teams have taken the ice in four different leagues, beginning in the 1952–1953 season with the Troy Uncle Sam’s Trojans. The tradition continued with the Schenectady Chiefs

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Hockey in the Capital District chronicles professional hockey in the capital region of New York State: Albany, Schenectady, and Troy. A total of six professional teams have taken the ice in four different leagues, beginning in the 1952–1953 season with the Troy Uncle Sam’s Trojans. The tradition continued with the Schenectady Chiefs (1981–1982), the Troy Slapshots (1986–1987), the Albany Choppers (1990–1991), the Troy-based Capital District Islanders (1990–1993), and the Albany River Rats (1993–present). The River Rats brought the area its fi rst championship by capturing the AHL’s Calder Cup. Through historic images, this volume presents the rich hockey heritage of the Capital District.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738544670
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Series:
Images of Sports Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Jim Mancuso, a member of the Society for International Hockey Research, has written several other books on minor-league hockey, including Hockey in Charlotte, Hockey in Providence, Hockey in Springfi eld, and Hockey in Syracuse.

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