Breaking the Ice: The Black Experience in Professional Hockey

Breaking the Ice: The Black Experience in Professional Hockey

by Cecil Harris

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781894663809
Publisher: Insomniac Press
Publication date: 01/25/2005
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Cecil Harris is a veteran sports reporter who has covered the NHL for The Hockey News and The Sporting News. He covered the New York Rangers and New York Islanders for New York Newsday, and the Carolina Hurricanes for the Raleigh News and Observer. Breaking the Ice is his first book. Harris lives in Yonkers, NY.

Table of Contents

Foreword9
Introduction13
The Big Tree17
A Pioneer in Search of Fame35
Wrong Place, Wrong Time59
Unstoppable75
A Brand New Game91
Somebody Always Wanted Me111
Masked Men129
The N-Bomb147
The Jackie Robinson of Amherst159
Hired Hands173
Tiger Hunting185
Tomorrow's Game201
Afterword205
Source Notes208
Index218

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