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Every athletic league presents multiple forms of superstition From tee ball to the NHL, it is not difficult to find someone with a lucky charm, game day meal, or favorite place to watch the game Many hockey fans most likely agree that their own game day rituals and those of their favorite players probably rank near the top of the list of most superstitious sports.Those looking for an in depth examination of hockey players and their superstitions may be disappointed by Andrew Podnieks s book Hockey Superstitions From Playoff Beards to Crossed Sticks and Lucky Socks Instead, Podnick
This was of a fun, interesting read for me Since I love the game of hockey and I find myself pretty superstitious I wanted to read up on some NHLer s that had some crazy habits Gets repetitive at times that is why it only hot 3 stars from me. Nothing special the writing is not anything to be raving about, but some interesting tidbits of trivia, that s all Quick read. Interesting for the most part, but there were a few details that were just a bit off and that made me question whether the rest of the facts were true or not.
- 192 pages
- Hockey Superstitions
- Andrew Podnieks
- 15 May 2017 Andrew Podnieks