A collection of short stories from a former minor leaguer about life running the roads and playing for peanuts, with the small glimmer of hope of someday suiting up in the NHL. From shaking hands with Gary Player on the first tee at the Masters, to off-seasons living in his grandmother's basement, Jamie McKinven - author of So You Want Your Kid to Play Pro Hockey - talks freely about life as a struggling pro. Learn about how to kill deadly spiders in Louisiana with a 7-iron, the day he was a jerk to Novak Djokovic and why goalies really are the weirdest bunch of dudes on the planet. The not-so glamorous lifestyle of a minor league hockey player is unveiled in this light-hearted exposé.
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About the Author
JAMIE MCKINVEN, author of "So You Want Your Kid to Play Pro Hockey" This is the second book written by the former minor leaguer who spent several seasons grinding it out in the NCAA, ECHL, CHL and in Europe.