Fire on Ice: Why Saskatchewan Rules The NHL

ISBN 978-1-927097-35-9
Author: Darrell Davis

From current stars Jordan Eberle, Ryan Getzlaf, Jarret Stoll and Brooks Laich to Hall of Famers and legends like Gordie Howe, Bryan Trottier, Elmer Lach and Glenn Hall, Saskatchewan produces more NHL hockey players per capita than any other place in the world. Where do they all come from come from and why so many?

Fire on Ice is the story of kids literally growing up skating on frozen sloughs, backyard rinks and in small-town arenas. They turn the hard-working ethic of their backgrounds into the characteristics that produce NHL players in extraordinary numbers. The reputation for toughness and resiliency, Davis discovers, is no accident.

FANTASTIC . . . “Darrell Davis is a Hall of Fame writer who penned this fantastic book the way it should be done — with attention to detail and a genuine story-telling ability. They don’t make them like this anymore.” — Rod Pedersen, Harvard Broadcasting

MUST READ . . . "A look at hockey's heartland and a must read for fans everywhere. From the days of Gordie Howe to the Stanley Cup homecomings of Ryan Getzlaf and Jarret Stoll. Davis , examines hockey and its roots in Saskatchewan." — Allan Maki, Globe and Mail

Release Date: September 2013