Professional, semi-pro, and junior league hockey teams have skated on Seattle ice for nearly a century. Great players like Frank Foyston, Bill MacFarland, Guyle Fielder, and Glen Goodall have thrilled fans and led their teams to championships. Hockey in Seattle is the story of these men and their teams. These stories are all herethe birth of hockey in Seattle, the 1917 Stanley Cup champions, the glory years of the Totems in the 1960s, and the Thunderbirds of today. Along the way you’ll meet the players, owners, and fans that make up Seattle’s colorful history as a hockey town. Put on your skates, pick up your stick, and relive the memories.
About the Author
Jeff Obermeyer, a 13-year season ticket holder with the Seattle Thunderbirds of the Western Hockey League, operates the Seattle Hockey Homepage, www.seattlehockey.net. His work has been published in Nostalgia Magazine and he helped produce a series of two-minute radio spots on Seattle hockey history heard on Thunderbirds broadcasts.