Take Your Eye Off the Puck by Greg Wyshynski audiobook

Take Your Eye Off the Puck: How to Watch Hockey By Knowing Where to Look

By Greg Wyshynski
Foreword by Jeremy Roenick
Read by Barry Abrams

Tantor Audio 9781629371207
7.09 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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A guide for sports fans on how to watch and appreciate the game of hockey. More and more fans are watching the NHL each week, but many of them don't know exactly what they should be watching. How does an offense create shooting lanes for its best sniper? When a center breaks through and splits between two defensemen, which defender is to blame? Why does a goalie look like a Hall of Famer one week and a candidate for the minor leagues the next? This guide for sports fans on how to watch and appreciate the game of hockey takes you inside a coach's mind as he builds a roster or constructs a game plan, to the chaos of the goalie's crease, and deep into the perpetual chess match between offense and defense. Discussing topics such as what to look for when a team goes on the power play and why playing center might be the most grueling job in sports, Take Your Eye Off the Puck shows fans how to get the most out of watching their favorite sport.

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A guide for sports fans on how to watch and appreciate the game of hockey.

More and more fans are watching the NHL each week, but many of them don't know exactly what they should be watching. How does an offense create shooting lanes for its best sniper? When a center breaks through and splits between two defensemen, which defender is to blame? Why does a goalie look like a Hall of Famer one week and a candidate for the minor leagues the next? This guide for sports fans on how to watch and appreciate the game of hockey takes you inside a coach's mind as he builds a roster or constructs a game plan, to the chaos of the goalie's crease, and deep into the perpetual chess match between offense and defense. Discussing topics such as what to look for when a team goes on the power play and why playing center might be the most grueling job in sports, Take Your Eye Off the Puck shows fans how to get the most out of watching their favorite sport.

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Author Bio: Greg Wyshynski

Author Bio: Greg Wyshynski

Greg Wyshynski is the editor of the popular Puck Daddy blog on Yahoo! Sports. He is an award-winning sportswriter and columnist who specializes in blending humor with insight in covering professional, collegiate, and amateur sports. He is the author of Glow Pucks and 10-Cent Beer: The 101 Worst Ideas in Sports History.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Sports & Recreation
Runtime: 7.09
Audience: Adult
Language: English