The first in a series of guidebooks featuring hockey highlights of North American hockey towns.From the historic Granite Club to the ultra-modern Air Canada Centre, Steven Sandor takes hockey fans on a memorable tour of Toronto. Each chapter focuses on a different hockey site in Canada's largest city, explaining why the location is so important to our rich hockey culture.Combining lively text with contemporary and historic photographs, Illustrated Guide to Hockey Sites & History: Toronto enables fans to undertake self-guided tours of the city's rich hockey history. A map shows each site's location and how-or if-it's accessible from the TTC subway. If you're thirsty after your tour, you can choose where to watch a game from a list of the best watering holes that have big-screen TVs. And if your team is losing, you can try your hand at the Toronto hockey trivia challenge at the back of the book.Whether you visit these sites in person or as an armchair traveller, this book is an entertaining read about Toronto's hockey landmarks.
|Publisher:||Heritage House Publishing Company, Limited|
|Product dimensions:||4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Steven Sandor is the sports editor at 24 Hours in Toronto. He was formerly editor of Zone, the official magazine of the Edmonton Oilers, North American editor of Face-Off magazine and editor-in-chief of Edmonton's Vue Weekly. He is also the author of The Battle of Alberta: A Century of Hockey's Greatest Rivalry (Heritage House, 2005).